Gas conundrum

Someone I know who came back from South Carolina and Georgia said that the gas price there was $3.07 and one place was $2.99.

Meanwhile, Omaha was $3.07, and Grand Island was $3.27. At the same time, Hastings was $3.50.

After a week, Hastings stations went down to $3.39, but then Grand Island went down to $3.20.

There are people who go to stores in Grand Island. If they go with just enough gas to get there, they can save about $5 on just one tank of gas.

There are gas stations in Hastings and Grand Island with the same name. These stations should keep their prices the same in both cities, as this might help their business here some.

When people from Kansas drive through Hastings to go to Grand Island, that’s not saying much for Hastings. The next time you go to Grand Island, just look at the license plate numbers. You will see Kansas plates, and 14-, 30-, 42-, and 45-number Nebraska county plates.

Yes, you see them in Hastings, too, but not nearly as many as in Grand Island.

Charles Holmberg

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