The Alzheimer’s Association’s Bristol Caregiver Support Group is hosting a free and informative workshop on Sept. 15. This workshop is for family/friend caregivers who are caring for a loved one with a memory loss. The purpose of this workshop is to better understand the legal and financial issues that may impact them. Program attendees will be able […]
The above 9-11 memorial tribute is in the front yard at 82nd Street and 206th Avenue, Bristol, on Thursday, Sept. 11. It was set up by Richard Bosanko, a retired Kenosha Fire Department Battalion Chief, who was on duty on 9-11-2001.
At 10:49 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for mutual aid to the Antioch Fire Department for a crash at Highway 45 and WG (State Line Road). Per dispatch: Crash involves one vehicle, which may be rolled over. Scene is just south of the intersection in Illinois.
At about 8:10 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for an investigation of a report of a fire along Highway JS west of Highway 45 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reported a large orange glow that may have been too large for a bonfire. Several properties in the area have burn permits on […]
At about 9:45 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways C and U in Bristol. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. One patient bleeding from the face.
The woman who died in a three-vehicle crash Friday in Bristol near the Wisconsin-Illinois state line has been identified by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department as Kathryn E. Kowalczyk, of Trevor. In the crash, a car driven by Sandor Katona, 81, of Zion drove westbound on Highway WG through a red light and collided with a northbound on Highway […]
The Westosha Kiwanis Club had a special guest to perform its helicopter ball drop Friday at the Tom Paddock Memorial Golf Outing. The outing, which has been going on for 12 years and is in its second year of being named for longtime Kiwanian Paddock, benefits the club’s community service projects and Make a Wish. Make-A-Wish […]
A Trevor woman died and two others were injured as the result of a three-vehicle crash in Bristol late this morning. The identity of the woman who died in the crash is not being released at this time, Sgt. Robert Croeker, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman, said. From a sheriff’s department media release: Today at 11:02 AM, Kenosha County […]
Flight for Life medical transport helicopter responded to a crash at Highway 45 and Highway WG along the Wisconsin-Illinois border today. Kenosha Area Fire and Rescue Scanner has some additional info. We are also pursuing more info. Several westofthei.com readers have reported that traffic was being diverted from the scene of the crash.
Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Science Saturday: May the Force be With You on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10-11 a.m. Children in 6th to 9th grade join us for fun experiments. Participants will look at how pulleys and levers work. At the end, participants will use their new knowledge to lift […]
At about 6:02 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of a strong gas smell near a gas meter in the 8200 block of 199th Avenue in Bristol. UPDATE 6:05 p.m. — Bristol FR command requests response from We Energies.
The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department released the following information Thursday via its Facebook page: This morning, Deputies responded to an altercation in the Village of Bristol. Prior to their arrival, the suspect fled on foot. The suspect is Darryl Heard (33yrs old). The suspect is wanted for Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Damage, Criminal Trespass to Dwelling and […]
At about 9:15 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a wire down in the 14700 block of 104th Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Sparking wire in a tree reported by a passer by.
At about 4:48 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire at a mobile home park in the 8700 block of 184th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: Black smoke reported coming from […]
The driver that died in a car crash on Highway C Monday has been identified by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department as Jessica Jones, 28, of Bristol. The cause of the vehicle leaving the roadway is still under investigation, said Sgt. Bill Beth, Sheriff’ Department spokesman. Highway C was closed to traffic for over four […]
The Bristol Village Board took a step forward in the drive to see the old town hall building brought back to use other than storage. The board passed a resolution Monday recognizing that its predecessor — the town of Bristol — turned over ownership of the building to Kenosha County. The resolution further stated that […]
At about 5:25 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue are responding to a report of a possible fire in the 15600 block of 75th Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Flames and smoke reported at this business by a passer by. UPDATE 5:26 […]
At about 2:29 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 15600 block of 75th Street in Bristol for an investigation. Per dispatch: Smoke has been reported in the area. UPDATE 2:32 p.m. — Dispatch reports that a business in the area has a permit to conduct a burn today. UPDATE 2:23 p.m. […]
At about 4:19 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the Kenosha County Center, Highways 50 and 45 in Bristol, for a medical call. Per dispatch: The 59-year-old patient is in a car in the parking lot and experiencing an unknown medical problem.
At about 3:32 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff”s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 16200 block of Highway K in Bristol. UPDATE 3:35 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports to dispatch that crash involves a single vehicle with one occupant, who is reporting leg pain. Vehicle is off […]
At about 5:55 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 14800 block of Highway K in Bristol. Per dispatch: A single vehicle spun out and is now off the road. Driver reporting some injuries. UPDATE 6:01 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports to […]
Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having a Nature Story Time Hike: A Tree’s Tale by Lark Carrier on Saturday, Aug. 2, 10 to 11 a.m Join participants will they read about a huge, 400-year-old oak tree that sees many people come and go during the course of its life as a Mai-Mehtug or “path-tree” to […]
At about 10:13 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a garage fire in the 20100 block of 63rd Street in Bristol. UPDATE 10:15 p.m. — Per dispatch: Deputy at scene says truck inside the attached garage appears to be […]
The Bristol Progress Days parade — 2014 edition — took place today along the streets of the village. The parade is well known for its generous outpouring of candy thrown to spectators from parade participants. This year did not disappoint in that regard. Participants represented civic organizations, youth groups and businesses. There also were several […]
One of Saturday’s activities at Bristol Progress Days is a volleyball tournament. Here’s a few photos of the action today:
The annual Bristol Progress Days pedal tractor pull took place Saturday at Hanson Park in Bristol. Participants competed in age classes to see who could pedal the farthest pulling a weighted load on a sled. Here are some more photos from the competition:
Emily Olson was named Miss Bristol at the 2014 Progress Days banquet Friday night at the Parkway Chateau. As Miss Bristol, Olson will participate in Progress Days activities and represent Bristol in various other activities through the year. Emily, 17, is the daughter of Jon and Cynthia Olson. She graduated from Central High School in […]
Seth Bayles was named the Bristol Jr. Outstanding Citizen for 2014. Seth will be a seventh grader at Bristol. Despite facing some medical challenges, his nomination lauded him for his positive attitude. At school he is involved in band and jazz band along with being an assistant to the softball team. Seth also has earned recognition […]
David and Carol Gorsuch were selected as the 2014 Bristol Outstanding Citizens. The announcement was made at the Bristol Progress Days banquet tonight at the Parkway Chateau. The Gorsuches together operate Gorsuch Chiropractic in Paddock Lake. Among their civic activities are involvement in 4-H, Kiwanis Club, Bristol Progress Days, PTA. They also were recognized for sponsorship […]
Note: Bristol Progress Days is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH One of the first events of Bristol Progress Days is the banquet, which is always held on the first day of the festival. This year’s banquet will be on Friday, July 11. The banquet is held at Parkway Chateau on Highway 50. At the banquet […]