Steve Russell en Bushnell Sewer Project Moves Forward <p>Bushnell is moving forward on a project to replace sewer lines in the Wells-Hale part of the city.<br><br>Mayor Steve Russell says construction should begin in the spring.<br><br>He says, “(We'll) try to make them larger. Try to handle flow. You know, people were getting backed-up in their basements, stuff like that when we did have rain. So we're hoping that this will help cure some of that.”<br><br>Russell says the city will have to coordinate the construction with the golf course since some of the lines run under it.<br> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 16:03:26 +0000 James Lenz 21232 at Bushnell Sewer Project Moves Forward In The Tri States <p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from August 2012.<br><br>During the month, State Senator John Sullivan of Rushville announced he would take a brief leave to be treated for a rare form of cancer, voters went to the polls in Burlington and in northeast Missouri, and Bushnell's mayor announced he would not run for another term.<br> Sat, 01 Sep 2012 20:09:11 +0000 Rich Egger 20958 at In The Tri States Bushnell Voters To Decide Fate of Infrastructure Funding <p>Bushnell Mayor Steve Russell said the city is &ldquo;very frugal&rdquo; when it comes to street repairs. He said the city has a long-term plan to fix streets, sidewalks and gutters. All it needs is a new source of revenue to make that happen.<br /><br />The city is putting a half-cent sales tax increase before voters next Tuesday. If approved, the city&#39;s sales tax would increase to 7.25%.<br /> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 15:03:38 +0000 James Lenz 11947 at Bushnell Voters To Decide Fate of Infrastructure Funding