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Southwest Wisconsin Gas Prices Continue to Drop in the New Year


Drivers around the nation are happy to see the prices at the gas pump, especially given the ongoing events in the Middle East and the potential for colder months to have pushed prices up. As of January 9th, gas prices sit at $3.08 per gallon, down from $3.28 per gallon a year ago according to AAA data. 

In Wisconsin, gas prices remain well below the national average. It currently sits at $2.62 per gallon, 23 cents below where it was one month ago and 49 cents below where it was one year ago. 

In Southwest Wisconsin, drivers are continuing to benefit from declining gas prices. In the Madison metro area, gas prices reached $2.60 a gallon, a 27 cent decrease from one month ago and a 52 cent decrease from this time last year. 

To see more about gas prices across Wisconsin, data from AAA can be found here.

Dane County prepares for its annual fair

Dane County is getting ready to put on its annual county fair, which is set to take place at the Racine County Fairgrounds from July 18th to July 21st at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.