AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 7¢ per gallon in the past week. The Dearborn-based auto club says late Sunday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.49 per gallon. AAA says the lowest average price was about $2.43 per gallon in the Jackson area. The highest was about $2.52 per gallon in the Ann Arbor area. Locally, prices in Benton Harbor and St. Joseph are up 8¢ from last week at $2.47. In South Haven, Gas Buddy spotters are finding most stations at $2.42, with one at $2.44 and another at $2.46.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.