Did you know that Rochester has some of the highest gas prices in the state? At $2.65, Mankato has the most expensive gas in Minnesota - The Rochester area is second with an average gallon costing $2.58. That stinks, right? Well there's more bad news. GasBuddy.com's 2018 fuel outlook says we can expect the price to rise even more in April and May. "As prices continue to rise throughout the spring, Minnesota will likely approach $2.70 average," a AAA spokeswoman told Bring Me The News.

The average price for gas was a quarter cheaper this time last year at $2.25. You can check the price of gas at stations around town using Gas Buddy's app or website. There are several stations in town including Costco, certain Casey's and Kwik Trips selling gas for around $2.41 a gallon.