Average retail gasoline prices in Twin Cities have fallen 4.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.96 Sunday, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. That compares to the national average that has fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.02.
On a recent afternoon in Prior Lake, a harsh, bare-bulb sun was starting to sink toward the horizon. The skies were clear, the temperature hovering around 10 degrees and the light fading. It was 3 p.m.
Dozens of police cars swarmed the corner of Marschall Road and Eagle Creek Boulevard in Shakopee Friday afternoon with rifles pointed toward the Super 8 Hotel after a call that a man was at the hotel with a gun.