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Identity released of man found in submerged car in Brighton

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has released the identity of a man found in a submerged car in Brighton Saturday. Leonard P. Jagielski, 49, of the Town of Burlington, was already dead when he was found in the vehicle Saturday afternoon. From a KCSD news release: The Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office has made positive […]

Deputy looking for loose bull

At about 7:42 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a bull wandering loose in Brighton. Per dispatch: A caller reported to dispatch that the bull was seen in their yard in the 29200 block of 41st Street in Brighton. The bull was headed west. The bull’s owner also was notified. Apparently […]

Units responding for vehicle in water

At about 12:05 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle in water in the 12800 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Vehicle overturned in water. Unknown if it is occupied. UPDATE about 2:08 p.m. — Wrong location given initially. Scene is in the […]

UPDATE: Driver dies in Brighton crash

The driver of a vehicle in a crash in Brighton early Sunday morning died at the scene. The name of the driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, is not being released pending notification of family, said a statement issued Sunday afternoon by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. From the KCSD media release: […]

Units responding to crash in Brighton

At about 12:30 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in about the 24200 block of 52nd Street (Highway NN) in Brighton. Per dispatch: An SUV has struck a tree. UPDATE 4:30 p.m. — The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle died at the scene.

Units responding to crash along Brighton-Salem border

At about 1:26 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways B and K along the Brighton-Salem border. UPDATE 1:32 p.m. — Fire unit arriving at scene reports minor damage to involved vehicles.

Units responding for crash along Brighton-Salem border

At about 12:04 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways K and B along the Brighton-Salem border. Crash involves a car and a truck. A vehicle may be rolled over.

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 5:05 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a crash at Highway B and NN in Brighton. UPDATE 5:08 p.m. — Dispatch reports to Salem that a Silver Lake Rescue Squad units is responding because they are close. UPDATE 5:09 p.m. — Fire/rescue unit arriving on scene […]

Brighton Monument Park dedication

Several hundred people gathered Sunday in Brighton to dedicate new memorials to veterans. It is on the same spot they did 95 years ago, to honor those who served in WWI and the Civil War. A year of fundraising involving a breakfast, golf outing, raffle, run/walk and selling bricks. All of the efforts resulted in […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 10:44 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a crash at Highways EW and JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: Crash is a vehicle versus pedestrian. Vehicle in the ditch.

USDA-FSA administrator tours Mighty Grand Dairy in Brighton

A Brighton farm was included in a three-location tour of Racine and Kenosha County farms made Monday by the administrator of the US Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency administrator. Val Dolcini, FSA administrator, toured Mighty Grand Dairy in Brighton and talked with co-owners Myron Daniels, Dave Daniels and Gene Weis. Earlier he visited two Racine […]

Units responding to fire in Brighton

At about 2:05 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a fire in the 28400 block of 7th Street in Brighton. Per dispatch: Unoccupied tractor is on fire underneath power lines.

Deputy responding for crash along Brighton-Salem border

At about 3:52 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a crash on Highway K just west of Highway B along the Brighton-Salem border. Per dispatch: Caller reports they were towing a recreational trailer which flipped, sending the vehicle into the ditch. UPDATE 3:59 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports that […]

Units responding for burning in Brighton

At about 8:50 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of burning in the 23200 block of 31st Street in Brighton.

Deputies responding to crash in Brighton

At about 7:10 a.m., Kansasville Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 400 block of 224th Avenue in Brighton. Per dispatch: A school bus and another vehicle involved. UPDATE 7:13 a.m. — Dispatch reports that there are about 12 Brighton School students on the bus, with no […]

Deputies investigating report of loose buffalo

At about 8:36 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of loose buffalo along Highway K. Per dispatch: A caller reported see several buffalo move by their yard in about the 23000 block of Highway K along the border between Brighton and Salem. UPDATE 8:45 a.m. — Deputy has located 9 buffalo heading eastbound from Highway […]

Units responding for crash along Paddock Lake-Brighton border

At about 7:10 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 24600 block of 60th Street (Highway K) along the Paddock Lake-Brighton border. UPDATE 7:14 a.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports two vehicles with damage, both off the road way. One person […]

Brighton resident finds large mammal prints in yard

Larry Zamba found some animals tracks on his Brighton property this week. He’s seen coyote and other tracks before but these, did not look familiar. And they were large. A Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources biologist got a look at them Friday and couldn’t positively identify the animal that made them. But Zamba, a professional photographer, thinks the […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 7:44 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a snowmobile crash in the 30500 block of 52nd Street in Brighton. Per dispatch: An adult male is reporting some injuries. Scene is at a residence.

Units responding to fire alarm along Brighton-Salem border

At about 10:30 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a frie alarm in the 25700 block of 60th Street (Highway K) along the Brighton-Salem border. Per dispatch: General smoke alarm reported by alarm company. Alarm compnay could not reach anyone at the address by phone. UPDATE […]

Units responding to fire in Brighton

At about 9:09 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and other department units along with sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a fire in the 2700 block of 247th Avenue in Brighton. Kenosha Area Fire Rescue Scanner Facebook page is reporting that incident involves flames seen from a garage. UPDATE 9:14 p.m. — Salem F/R command […]

Units responding for silo smoke in Brighton

At about 2:46 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of smoke coming from a silo in the 5900 block of Highway EW. Per dispatch: Smoke reported by an off-duty Paris Fire and Rescue member. No flames seen. This appears to the […]

Salem Fire and Rescue, Bristol Fire and Rescue responding to smoke in silo

12:25 p.m. – Units are responding to 23300 60th St. for smoke coming from a silo. Nobody is in structure, possibly a rekindle. 12:35 p.m. – Fire unit on scene reporting a working silo fire. UPDATE 12:41 p.m. — Highway EW north of 60th Sreet being closed. Salem F/R command requesting Randall Fire Department ladder […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 4:59 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 75 and NN in Brighton. Per dispatch: Truck left the road and rolled over, coming to rest on its side west of the intersection Highway NN. UPDATE 5:03 p.m. — Dispatch says deputies reporting that driver […]

Units responding for silo fire in Brighton

At 11:19 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a silo fire in the 23300 block of 60th St. in Brighton. Per dispatch: Fire is in a silo in the back of the property. UPDATE 11:28 a.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports “minimal smoke” coming from one […]

Units responding for ATV crash in Brighton

At about 4:27 p.m., Kansasville Fire Department units are responding to an ATV crash at Richard Bong State Recreation Area in Brighton. Per dispatch: Patient is experiencing back pain.

Brighton electors approve garbage special assessment, higher tax levy

Brighton electors largely agreed with their Town Board’s approach to the 2016 budget and approved a series of measures recommended by the Town Board at a special electors meeting Monday night. Some of the meeting was held in subdued lighting at Brighton School as a power outage plagued the area while the meeting was taking place. With […]

Power out in Brighton and Paris

We Energies is reporting a power outage in Paris and Brighton, affecting about 400 candidates. Inlcuded in that blackout area is Brighton School, where a couple of town meetings are being held tonight. It hasn’t hurt attendance. Over 100 people were in the cafeteria as the meeting started with Sheriff David Beth’s car headlights shining […]

Brighton to consider 26% tax levy hike Monday

A 26 percent increase in the property tax levy for 2015 (collected in 2016) will be considered by Brighton electors and the Town Board Monday evening. At a Oct. 23, 2015 special town board meeting the board approved having a budget hearing/town electors meeting on Monday, Nov. 9 starting at 7 p.m. at Brighton School. A resolution […]

Deputy responding for cow in roadway

At about 12:04 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a report of a cow in the roadway near Highway K and Highway B, along the Salem-Brighton border. Per dispatch: Caller is out with the animal, and believes it belongs to specific address, but cannot reach anyone there. UPDATE 12:10 p.m. — Deputy is out with cow and […]

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