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Marleigh’s Ministry Blood Drive Dec. 20

The Marleigh’s Ministry Blood Drive, in collaboration with CrossWay Community Church, will take place from 2-7 p.m. on Dec. 20 at the church, 13905 75th St., Bristol. Pay it forward this Season of Giving. In December, BloodCenter of Wisconsin will choose 2 donors each week and donate$250 to the charity of their choice. Visit bcw.edu/marleigh […]

Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association and Bristol Fire Department community benefit pancake breakfast with Santa coverage (PHOTOS)

The Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association and Bristol Fire Department hosted their Annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa Saturday at the fire station and village hall. Attendees were asked to bring two nonperishable food items or one unwrapped toy. While they were there they could enjoy a pancake and sausage breakfast, tour the firehouse and equipment, visit […]

2017 Oak Vue Farm Live Nativity coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The story of the birth of Jesus Christ was again acted out in a barn in Bristol this weekend as it has been for over 20 years. The local tradition of the Oak Vue Farm Live Nativity continued Friday evening and Saturday. The presentations include people acting out the part of the people involved in […]

Oak Vue Farm live nativity for 2017 is Dec. 8 and 9

  The local holiday tradition of the live nativity at OakVue Farm in Bristol continues in 2017 on Dec. 9 and 10 The living nativity — which includes live animals — will be presented Friday and Saturday evening. On Friday, Dec. 8, the approximately 45-minute presentation will take place at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m. On Saturday, […]

Units responding for burning in Bristol

At about 5:41 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of burning in the 18900 block of Highway C in Bristol.

Units responding for burning in Bristol

At about 5:18 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 20500 block of 107th Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a large pile of wood chips burning.

Units responding for burning in Bristol

At about 6:03 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 20600 block of 81st Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Lots of smoke in the area reported by caller. UPDATE 6:09 p.m. — Units in the area and investigating. UPDATE 6:17 p.m. — Scene found; fire extinguished but […]

Bristol School PTA seeking crafters and vendors fair

The Bristol School PTA is hosting its 6th Annual Craft & Vendor Fair on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Applications from crafters and vendors are currently being accepted. More information and the application can be obtained by emailing pta@bristolpta.com.

Highway 45 update Nov. 3, 2017: Seeding, sign and fence installation, punchlist work

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. The state is now providing an update every two weeks. — DH If you […]

Chilly but dry weather forecast for trick or treat hours

Local weather should be cool and dry today when most communities hold their trick or treat hours, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Bristol, Twin Lakes, Randall and Paddock Lake have designated trick or treat hours Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Salem Lakes’ designated hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Paris and Brighton […]

Bristol approves contract with Sheriff’s Department for 2018

The Bristol Village Board approved a contract with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department for police protection in the village for 2018. The contract was essentially the same as the contracts the village has had with the Sheriff’s Department in the past, said village administrator Randy Kerkman. The only substantive change is the cost of $209,066, […]

Anonymous donor willing to match donations for Bristol Town Hall move

The Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society has found an anonymous donor willing to give its drive to relocate the 1870 Bristol Town Hall a substantial financial boost. The anonymous donor will match the first $5,000 raised to assist in moving and restoring the hall to its new location, the society announced in a news release last week. The […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 5:09 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are rsponding to a report of a crash in the 6000 block of 184th Avenue in Bristol. UPDATE about 5:13 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports one behocle rolled over and on its roof. UPDATE about 5:15 p.m. — Deputy calls for flatbed […]

Highway 45 update Oct. 13, 2017: Concrete sidewalk and driveways, rumble strips

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. The state is now providing an update every two weeks, instead of weekly. Check […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 7:53 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 21100 block of 81st Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Single vehicle in the ditch. Driver injured.

Units responding for crash along Bristol-Paris border (PHOTOS)

At about 5:35 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways K and MB along the Bristol-Paris border. Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 5:39 p.m. — Deputy to shut down northbound traffic on Highway MB. Traffic on Highway K also to […]

Bristol Job’s Daughters host pancake breakfast, bake sale is Oct. 1

Bristol Job’s Daughters Bethel #79 is hosting a pancake and porky breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at Washburn Masonic Lodge, 8102 199th Ave., Bristol. Tickets cost $7 for adults and $5 for kids age 3 to 12. Children under 3 are free. Cost includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, one serving of sausage and coffee, […]

Bristol increases storm water fee

Bristol homeowners will see a higher storm water fee on their next property tax bill. On Monday, the Bristol Village Board voted to increase the fee to $30 per year. That charge appears on the property tax bill as a separate item. The fee had been $9 annually. A survey of nearby municipalities with similar […]

Highway 45 update Sept. 15, 2017: Signs installation completed between Highways WG and C, completed excavation and base aggregate placement, completed sidewalk from 83rd to 86th Street

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. After today, the state will begin providing an update every two weeks, instead of […]

Retired Kenosha FD battalion chief displays 9-11 memorial in Bristol

The above 9-11 memorial tribute is in the Bristol front yard of Richard Bosanko, a retired Kenosha Fire Department battalion chief.

Highway 45 update Sept. 8, 2017: Lots of work between Highway C and WG (PHOTOS)

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. — DH What happened this week (Week […]

Bristol to study Lake George flooding

A study of the Lake George flood plain and offering possible solutions to flooding there was approved by the Bristol Village Board Monday. The study will cost an estimated $17,600 and be performed by Strand Associates, the village’s engineers. It was unanimously approved by the board. The Lake George area has a history of flooding, […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 6:30 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible fire in the 16500 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Bristol. Per dispatch: Possible fire being reported on upper floor of a residence. UPDATE 6:34 p.m. — […]

Repaving on Highway MB in Bristol to begin this week

Work on Highway MB in Bristol will begin this week and last through mid-Septmeber. From a news release from the county: A repaving project on Kenosha County Highway MB (160th Avenue) in the Village of Bristol will begin this week. Highway MB will be resurfaced from Highway 50 (75th Street) to just north of the roundabout at Highway […]

Highway 45 update Aug. 25, 2017: Continue with sewer work, final slope grading, final landscape restoration

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. By the way, my apologies for missing last […]

Rummage Sale/Brat Roast/Bake Sale set for Bristol United Methodist Church Fri., Sat. & Sun.

A Rummage Sale/Brat Roast/and Bake Sale fundraiser is being planned by the Bristol United Methodist Church, 8014 199th Ave. in Bristol, for Friday, Aug. 25, Saturday, Aug. 26 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 27 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Due to construction on Highway  45, follow signs from Highway 50 and Highway C to east side of the church. […]

Units responding for down wire in Bristol

At about 10:28 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a down wire in the 16700 block of 92nd Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reports a tree branch fell on a wire. UPDATE 10:33 a.m. — Utility company crew responding.

Units responding for investigation in Salem Lakes

At about 8:36 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for an investigation in the 21600 block of Highway 50 near the Salem Lakes/Bristol border. Per dispatch: Caller reporting seeing large flames behind a building. No structure appeared to be on fire. UPDATE 8:40 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports seeing […]

WisDOT to host informational meeting on Highway 45 north of Highway 50 project

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will hold a Public Involvement Meeting for the resurfacing of Highway 45 from Highway 50 to Highway 11 in Kenosha and Racine counties. The meeting will be held at the Kenosha County Center (Hearing Room), 19600 75th St. Bristol on Thursday, Aug. 3 from 5-to-7 p.m. From a WisDOT news release: The format […]

Highway 45 update July 28, 2017: Sewer work, concrete patches, joint and crack repair

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 July […]

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