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Washburn Lodge #145 Charter Days Celebration 2017 coverage (PHOTOS)

Members of the public were invited to help Washburn Lodge celebrate its founding at its Charter Days Celebration Saturday afternoon at the Lodge. There has been a Masonic Lodge in Bristol since 1864, said current Worshipful Master Kyle LaReese. Saturday’s event is an annual observation of the Lodge’s birthday, LaReese explained. People were invited to […]

Pringle Nature Center to host International Mud Day June 28

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be having an International Mud Day on Wednesday, June 28, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. International Mud Day aims to connect children around the globe through the earth. Connect with others and play in the mud. There will be lots of mud to play in. Please bring a change […]

Highway C and 45 intersection partially reopened

If working around the Highways 45 and C intersection has been messing up your daily comings and goings there’s good news today. The intersection partially reopened Wednesday evening (Note: Time corrected from earlier version. — DH). Access through the intersection both east and west on Highway C is open. There are stop signs on Highway C […]

Highway 45 update June 16, 2017: Where’s the update?

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. Unfortunately, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation was […]

Village Board approves new streetlight for Bristol Ridge subdivision

Residents of a Bristol neighborhood will be getting a new streetlight thanks to action taken by the Village Board. The board on Monday voted to approve the installation of a streetlight at the dead end of 130th Avenue in the Bristol Ridge subdivision. Residents of the subdivision had approached the board about the streetlight, saying […]

Bristol approves joint fire department efficiency study

The Bristol Village Board on Monday kicked off what is expected to to be a cooperative effort by five Kenosha County municipalities to study improved efficiency in delivering fire and rescue services. The Bristol Village Board unanimously approved a cooperative agreement for the procurement of a joint fire/rescue efficiency study to also include Paris, Salem Lakes […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Kenosha

At about 8:57 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Kenosha Fire Department. Per dispatch: Bristol is being requested to send a squad to Kenosha Station No. 4 for staffing due to KFD responding to numerous down wires calls.

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Illinois

At about 6:12 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Newport Fire Department. Per dispatch: Bristol is being requested to respond with an ambulance to the scene of a crash in the northbound lanes of I-94 at Russell Road.

Highway 45 update June 9, 2017: Signal installation at 45 and WG continues, pond grading

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. What happened this week (week of June […]

Highways C and 45 intersection closure extended

The closure of the intersection of Highway C and Highway 45 in Bristol has been extended by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The closure, initially expected to end next week, has been extended until June 21. Here’s the announcement: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will continue the intersection closure of US 45 and County C, […]

Deputy responding for crash in Bristol

At about 8:09 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to Highways C and D in Bristol for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: No injuries being reported at this time. Crash involves a pick-up truck and another vehicle at the stop sign.

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Burlington

At about 3:20 p.m., the Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding for mutual aid to the Burlington Fire Department for a structure fire in the 700 block of North Pine Street in Burlington. Wheatland is requested to respond with an engine. UPDATE 3:22 p.m. — Burlington FD has upgraded the box alarm. Now due […]

UPDATE: Trevor man injured in State Line crash

A Trevor man was injured in a crash on the Highway WG along the Wisconsin-Illinois state line Tuesday afternoon. A 55-year-old man from Trevor was the driver of a car that left the roadway and struck a tree in the 17300 block of Highway WG in Bristol, a news release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 3:18 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash near the intersection of Highways 45 and WG in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reports a car has struck a tree. Scene is on the north side of the road adjacent to the westbound lane of […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 5:25 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 7700 block of 128th Avenue in Wheatland for a report of a possible fire. Per dispatch: Large amount of white smoke reported coming from a wooded area.

Highway 45 update May 26, 2017: Hwy WG intersection reopens, sawing for base patches, utility relocations

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. What happened this week (week of May […]

Highways C and 45 intersection to close for 14 days starting May 31

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin a 14-day full closure of the intersection of Highway 45 and Highway C in Bristol on the morning of Wednesday, May 31. A closure is necessary for intersection improvement and traffic signal installation, a news release from WisDOT says. From the new release: The intersection is anticipated […]

Highway 45 update May 19, 2017: Signals stake out, sawing and more utility relocations

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. What happened this week (week of May […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 2:13 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a crash in the 16800 block of Highway 50 in Bristol. UPDATE 2:17 p.m. — Crash appears to involve a motorcycle and one other vehicle. UPDATE 2:23 p.m. — Response from Flight for Life medical transport helicopter requested. Deputies […]

Highway 45 Update May 12, 2017: State line road intersection work begins, more culverts, more utility relocations

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. What happened this week (week of May […]

Missing pets: Dog found along Highway K

This dog was found running loose along Highway K near the Pheasant Run landfill Saturday evening. Anyone with information about the dog’s owner or who wants to claim the animal as theirs should contact hfkunkel@aol.com. UPDATE — Dog has been returned to owner.

2017 Bristol Arbor Day celebration coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

On a chilly windy Saturday, Brownies from Troop 9417 planted about 100 red oaks to help reforest the park adjacent to the Bristol Bay subdivision. They were assisted by village administrator Randy Kerkman, and Trustees John McCabe, Colleen Fisch and Carolyn Owens. The project served as the village’s 2017 Arbor Day celebration. The park is […]

Highway 45 Update April 28, 2017: Utility work, driveway culvert and right turn lanes

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest.  What happened (week of April 24) — Utilities […]

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 6:48 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and D in Bristol. UPDATE 6:50 a.m. — Fire unit on scene reports that everyone appears to be out of vehicles. Eastbound inside lane being shut down by a deputy. UPDATE 6:54 a.m. — Deputy […]

Highway 45 Update April 21, 2017: Erosion control completed, utility and grading work continues

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. What happened this week — From County A2/WG […]

Highway 45 Update April 14, 2017: Erosion control, utility work, temporary pavement markings

Note: With the help of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, we will be telling our readers what work took place on the Highway 45 project in the week just past and what is expected to take place in the coming week. Check back every Friday for the latest. What happened this week — Crews continued to […]

One injured in accidental shooting at gun club

One person was injured in an accidental shooting at a shooting range in Bristol Saturday. A Sheriff’s Department statement said deputies and Bristol Fire and Rescue personnel responded at about 10:56 a.m. to a conservation club in the 21300 block of 85th Street in Bristol for a report of a subject injured after being accidentally shot. […]

Bristol responding for mutual aid for crash

At about 1:38 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding for mutual aid to Newport Fire Department for a crash. Per dispatch: Crash is on I-94 just north of Russell Road. Bristol is requested to respond with a squad.

OakVue Farm hosting Easter celebration

OakVue Farm will be hosting a Easter celebration starting at 8:30 a.m. on April 16. There will be a celebration service followed by brunch with an egg hunt for kids. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP: 262-960-9145. OakVue Farm, which also hosts a live nativity during the Christmas season, is located at 14700 […]

Bristol to explore creating TID for land purchase adjacent to park

The Bristol Village Board agreed to a first step that could lead to it creating its first tax increment financing district with land it may purchase adjacent to Hansen Park. At Monday’s regular meeting the board unanimously approved allowing village administrator Randy Kerkman to make a offer to purchase about 50 acres of land adjacent […]

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