Fuel Prices Inch Higher

The price of regular unleaded gasoline rose 23 cents last week, averaging $3.81 across Iowa according to AAA. The national average on Thursday was $3.82, up 11 cents from last week’s price. Drivers in Ottumwa are paying $3.69 a gallon, $3.89 in Washington, $3.79 in Keosauqua, $3.38 in Mt Pleasant, with drivers paying $3.59 a gallon in Fairfield.