Go ahead, fuel up at the blue pump! Why you should use E15

By Teresa Bjork
Iowa Farm Bureau

Like many central Iowans, my commute takes me through the fast-growing Highway 141 corridor in northwest Des Moines.

This winter, two new gas stations opened for business along Highway 141 in Grimes. I stopped in Kwik Star on its grand-opening weekend and walked out with a free box of donuts as part of a promotion, plus a tank full of E15 fuel in my car.

Of course, the fuel wasn’t free like the donuts. But E15 was under $2 a gallon at the time, and about a nickel per gallon cheaper than the E10 gasoline I typically fuel up with.

If you haven’t tried E15 yet, I encourage you to do so…

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