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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 […]

2015 Brighton School Spaghetti Dinner & Dodgeball tournament coverage (PHOTOS)

Brighton School hosted its annual spaghetti dinner and dodgeball tournament Friday evening at the school. School and community members packed the cafeteria to enjoy dinner. The gym was crowded too, watching teams work their way through spirited games of dodgeball. There also were silent auction items to bid on and bake sale. The proceeds from the evening […]

A word from our sponsors: Brighton School to host spaghetti dinner Oct. 16

Note: Brighton School is advertising this event at westofthei.com. — DH Brighton School will host is back to school fundraiser — a spaghetti dinner – on Oct. 16 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the school. Cost is $7 per ticket. Dinner includes main entree, salad, bread and drink. The proceeds will be going towards purchasing […]

A word from our sponsors: Brighton School to host spaghetti dinner Oct. 16

Note: Brighton School is advertising this event at westofthei.com. — DH Brighton School will host is back to school fundraiser — a spaghetti dinner – on Oct. 16 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the school. Cost is $7 per ticket. Dinner includes main entree, salad, bread and drink. The proceeds will be going towards purchasing […]

Tuesday night unsuccessful pursuit of Obregon started in Racine County

Note: Extensive updates made as of 10:34 p.m. Story moved to top of page. — DH A pursuit of Andrew Obregon, a suspect in the homicide of Tywon Anderson, on Tuesday night into Wednesday morning started after a Racine County deputy spotted the fugitive in Racine County. Obregon was seen by a Racine County sheriff’s […]

Deputies search for suspect overnight in Brighton fields

Kenosha County sheriff’s deputies were again searching actively and intently for a suspect in Brighton area farm fields last night. Presumably, they were looking for Andrew Obregon, 32, of Brighton, who Sheriff David Beth said Tuesday is a suspect in the homicide of Tywon Anderson, 37, of Kenosha. Anderson was found dead in a Paris field on […]

UPDATED: Obregon now suspect in Paris death investigation, sheriff says

Note: Now with extensive additions from the press conference and video. Moved to top. — DH Andrew Obregon is now a suspect in the death investigation of a Kenosha man found dead in a Paris farm field Sept. 26, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said at a press conference Tuesday afternoon. Until today, Beth had […]

A word from our sponsors: Brighton School to host spaghetti dinner Oct. 16

Note: Brighton School is advertising this event at westofthei.com. — DH Brighton School will host is back to school fundraiser — a spaghetti dinner – on Oct. 16 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the school. Cost is $7 per ticket. Dinner includes main entree, salad, bread and drink. The proceeds will be going towards purchasing […]

Person of interest in Paris death investigation leads police on high speed chase

A Brighton man who is a person of interest in the investigation of a death in Paris from last weekend led law enforcement officers on a high speed chase through Paris and into Racine County Friday afternoon. The person of interest, identified as Andrew Obregon, 32, eluded deputies and is still at large, Kenosha County […]

Jeddyfest adds 5K Run/Walk to benefit World War II Monument

There will be a new addition to Jeddyfest this year — a 5K Run/Walk. This is a road/ trail competition. The race begins at JR Contraptions, (Highway 142 and Highway 45) in Paris and ends at Jeddy’s Bar in Brighton. Fee is $25, which includes a t- shirt and free drink at Jeddy’s. All proceeds […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 6:24 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 24100 block of 31st Street (Highway JB) in Brighton. Per dispatch: A pedestrian was struck by a car. Patient reporting hip and head pain. UPDATE 6:41 p.m. — Salem F/R ambulance transporting […]

Units responding to crash in Brighton

At about 10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 24400 block of Highway JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: A vehicle has struck a utility pole. Caller is reporting wires down across the road. UPDATE 10:07 p.m. — Deputy on scene confirms that […]

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