So far March has meant lower gas prices across Starved Rock Country.
After a brief jump in price early last week, the price of unleaded has dropped to $2.27 at some stations in Streator. According to GasBuddy.com, you can fill up for as low as $2.34 in La Salle and Peru. Stations in Oglesby and Ottawa are charging $2.39 for unleaded while the lowest price in Mendota is $2.45.
The average price statewide is $2.60 a gallon which is a nickel more than last week and about 20 cents more than a year ago.