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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 […]

July 27, 2017 Lake George beach test results: Both beaches open

The two beaches on Lake George in Bristol tested this week showed water E.coli levels below the caution and closure levels. Below are the test results for samples taken July 25, 2017: Lake George (101 st ) – 135 E.coli/100 mL Lake George (South) – 57 E.coli/100 mL The testing was performed by the Kenosha […]

Bristol Village Board hears complaints about Lake George flooding

The Bristol Village Board heard complaints Monday about recent flooding in the Lake George neighborhood and acknowledged that communication from the village standpoint could be better. About 10 residents attended the regular Village Board meeting Monday to voice concerns and ask questions of village officials. The Lake George neighborhood was one of many in Western […]

Highway 45 update July 22, 2017: New closures, common excavation, water main relocates, erosion control

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 (well, Saturday this week. Completely my bad. WisDOT was on […]

Municipal officials address flooding impact in their municipalities

Elected and municipal officials from Western Kenosha County towns and villages gave updates on their jurisdictions or emphasized information that has received less attention at a press conference in Silver Lake this afternoon. Speaking were: Salem Lakes village President Diann Tesar, Paddock Lake village President Terry Burns, Salem Lakes Trustee William Hopkins, Brighton Chairman John […]

Highway 45 update July 14, 2017: Binder layer between C and 86th Street during Progress Days, more storm sewer installation

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 10) […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 7:55 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 45 and Q in Bristol. Per dispatch: One vehicle involved. It has rolled over and occupant may be trapped inside. UPDATE 7:58 p.m. — Dispatch reports that scene is east of Highway 45 […]

Local fire departments responding for aid to Burlington

Western Kenosha County Fire Departments are responding to a request for mutual aid for a fire task force for Burlington. Equipment and personnel are mustering at Brighton School before heading to staging in Burlington. Requested to respond are: With engines: Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire Department, Pleasant Prairie Fire Department, Paris Fire […]

2017 Bristol Fire & Rescue Recognition Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS)

Bristol Fire & Rescue honored current and past members of distinction at its Recognition Ceremony. The ceremony took place at the department’s memorial just outside of the fire station on 198th Avenue. Creating the memorial was a joint project between the Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association and Bristol Fire Department. It includes the original department bell […]

2017 Bristol Progress Days parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The 2017 Bristol Progress Days Parade stepped off Sunday afternoon right on time and unfazed by major highway construction crossing the route at one point. The parade makes its way through the streets of central Bristol and ending at Hansen Park, the site of the rest of the community festival’s activities. Along the way, units in […]

Shania Dumelle is 2017 Miss Bristol

Shania Dumelle was named the 2017 Miss Bristol at the Progress Days banquet Friday evening. The naming of Miss Bristol is a traditional part of the banquet that kicks off the first day of the three-day community festival. First runner up and Miss Congeniality was Haley Gorsuch, second runner up was Nina Scott and third […]

Ruby Loecher and Logan Piktel are 2017 Bristol Junior Outstanding Citizens

Ruby Loecher and Logan Piktel were named the 2017 Bristol Junior Outstanding Citizens at Friday’s Progress Days Banquet. The naming of a junior outstanding citizen girl and a junior outstanding citizen boy is an annual part of the first day of the three-day Progress Days comminity festival. Loecher was recognized for her involvement in Bristol […]

Robert LeFebve and Connie Kirchner 2017 Bristol Outstanding Citizens

Robert LeFebve and Connie Kirchner are the 2017 Bristol Outstanding Citizens. Naming of an outstanding man and outstanding woman is a traditional part of Bristol Progress Days, a three-day community festival that began Friday night. The year’s outstanding citizens are announced at the banquet held on Friday night of Progress Days. LeFebve was recognized for […]

Highway 45 update July 7, 2017: Binder layer between C and 86th Street during Progress Days, more storm sewer installation

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 3) […]

Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 8:55 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to an alarm at a business in the 11000 block of 152nd Avenue in Bristol. UPDATE 9:01 a.m. — Fire unit on the scene reports no signs of fire visible from the exterior. UPDATE 9:03 a.m. — Fire command confirms that this is a false […]

Bristol Progress Days 2017 will be July 7, 8, 9

Bristol Progress Days, the annual community festival held the weekend after the Fourth of July, in Bristol, will take place over three days on July 7, 8, 9. The theme for this year is “Bristol is TREE-mendous in 2017.” The festivities include the Miss Bristol crowning and the Outstanding Citizens Awards, which are announced on […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 7:55 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash on Highway 50 at Highway MB in Bristol. Per dispatch: Units on the scene report there are three patients with injuries. Salem Lakes was dispatched to respond with an ambulance. UPDATE 8 a.m. — Deputy requests tow for […]

Highway 45 update June 30, 2017: Continued common excavation, storm sewer installation, rain delays

  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 26) […]

Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 8:34 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 10300 block of 186th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: This response is for a sounding carbon monoxide alarm. Occupants have evacuated; no symptoms being experienced.

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Kansasville

At about 7:46 a.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are among those responding to a box alarm activated by the Kansasville Fire Department for a search. Per dispatch: Bristol Fire and Rescue, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department are along those being requested to respond with ATVs or other resources.

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.

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