At about 12:11 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 7700 block of 120th Avenue (West Frontage Road) in Bristol. Per dispatch. Grass in fire in an open lot was reported by a caller. UPDATE 12:17 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports […]
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The two victims in the fatal plane crash in Bristol last weekend have been positively identified, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has announced. The pilot of the plane has been identified as William Lester Lanman, 69, of Louisville, Kentucky. Lanman was a US Army Veteran and long time pilot. The passenger in the plane has been […]
The Bristol Village Board failed to take action Monday on one trustee’s request that the village create a temporary account to hold funds for the newly forming Bristol Historical Society. Trustee John McCabe, who is leading the drive to create the historical society as a way to restore the old town hall building, asked for the […]
Two men were found dead in the wreckage of a plane crash found in Bristol Sunday afternoon. The identities of the two crash victims has not been determined yet, said Sgt. Dan Ruth, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman. The plane, a Zenith CH601XL, was reported missing and was last known to be heading to the EAA (Experimental Aircraft […]
Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Blue Moon Program on Friday, July 31, from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Join other participants for the Sky & Telescope rule of a blue moon – a second full moon in a month. Participants will talk about the mythology associated with the full moon and the different […]
At about 10:54 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding for mutual aid to the northbound lanes of I-94 at Russell Road. Per dispatch: Bristol is being requested to respond with a squad for a crash. UPDATE 10:56 a.m. — Mutual aid request cancelled by Newport Fire Department. Bristol units returning to quarters.
At about 9:23 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for another sparking wire report, this time in the 20600 block of 116th Street in Bristol. UPDATE 9:35 p.m. — Nothing spotted yet by deputy or fire department. UPDATE 9:40 p.m. — Fire department returning to quarters.
At about 8:05 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a sparking wire in the 8600 block of 184th Avenue (Highway D) in Bristol. UPDATE 8:12 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports that a trees appears to be on fire. UPDATE 8:37 p.m. — Deputy reports to […]
A new historical society is being formed in Bristol to pursue the restoration and relocation of the old town hall building. John McCabe announced the formation of the society in the following statement, emailed to westofthei.com: We are starting a historical society called Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society. The society is planning on saving the original Bristol Town […]
Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding an Invasive Species Workday on Saturday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to noon. Want to help with parkland restoration or use cool tools? Students or Scouts, do you need to earn some community service hours? With the help of volunteers, undesirable non-native, invasive plants are […]
At 11:58 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a supervisory alarm at a church in the 10200 block of 136th Avenue in Bristol.
The Bristol Progress Days Parade took place on the streets of central Bristol Sunday. The parade is one of the largest summer parades in the area and has a well-earned reputation as being an event that supplies young watchers with as much candy as Halloween, all thrown from participants in the parade. This year’s parade also had a flyover […]
Kayla Weidner was named the 2015 Miss Bristol Friday evening. The announcement came at the annual Bristol Progress Days banquet at the Parkway Chateau. Kayla, 18, is the daughter of Al and Wendy Weidner, She is a 2015 graduate of Central High School. In the fall, she will be attending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater as […]
Brother and sister Brandon and Amanda Gorsuch are the 2015 Bristol Junior Outstanding Citizens. The announcement came Friday evening at the annual Bristol Progress Days banquet at the Parkway Chateau. Master of ceremonies Todd Becker said this year it was decided to name a boy and girl junior outstanding citizen. It just so happened that the committee […]
Jill and Matt Gillmore were named 2015 Bristol Outstanding Citizens Friday evening. The announcement came at the annual Bristol Progress Days banquet at the Parkway Chateau. The nomination info read at the banquet by master of ceremonies Todd Becker praised the couple for their work in their church, 4-H and raising money for causes such […]
The Air-One Support helicopter will join the Bristol Progress Days Parade on Sunday July 12, 2015 for a fly over of the entire parade route (contingent on weather). Air-One will be landing at Progress Days for viewing, inspection and photo opportunities from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The landing zone for Air-One will be the vacant field just east of the […]
Note: Bristol Progress Days is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Bristol Progress Days, the annual community festival held the weekend after the Fourth of July, in Bristol, Wis. will take place over three activity-packed days on July 10, 11, 12. The theme for this year is “Bristol Takes Flight in 2015″ The festivities include the Miss Bristol […]
There is still time to register to participate in the Bristol Progress Days parade. The parade will feature a number of marching bands and entries from area organizations and businesses. The parade will step off at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 12. Here is more information on participating, including contact information and a route map.
At about 2:27 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 45 and WG, along the Bristol/Illinois border. Per dispatch: White pick-up truck rolled over and is in the ditch. Female driver is out of the truck and conscious, but extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE […]
United Methodist Pastor Rich Rubietta from Park Ridge, Illinois will lead a special Musical service of worship hosted by Bristol United Methodist Church of Bristol, Wisconsin on Sunday, July 5 at 10 a.m. Rubietta is a songwriter and worship consultant who conducts high-energy, interactive worship experiences which include audience participation and upbeat versions of familiar hymns and original material. A […]
The Pringle Nature Center will be a busy place June 27, with three events going on throughout the day: An Invasive Species Workday will take place on Saturday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. Want to help with parkland restoration or use cool tools? Students or scouts, do you need to earn some community service […]
Kenosha Bowmen Inc., will be hosting its 7th Annual “Heide’s Rendezvous Benefit” for Nora Orr & Family on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 1 to 11 p.m. Nora was diagnosed with Stage IIIC Ovarian Cancer in the fall of 2010. After surgery and aggressive chemotherapy, Nora’s doctors discovered her congenital heart condition, Subaortic Stenosis. While recovering from […]
At about 11:30 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and other departments are responding to a garage fire in the 18900 block of 83rd Street in Bristol. Per Kenosha Area Fire Rescue Scanner Facebook page, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue is also responding. Per scanner transmissions, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue are […]
Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be holding a Father’s Day Summer Solstice Celebration on Sunday, June 21, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Bring your dad out as we celebrate the Summer Solstice and Father’s Day. Participants will learn how cultures around the world celebrate the solstice and father’s in the animal realm. Thee will […]
The annual meeting of the Bristol and Paris Cemetery Association will be held on Wednesday, June 17 at the Paris Town Hall, 16607 Burlington Road. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. All interested parties are welcome.
The Bristol Village Board unanimously endorsed the concept of moving the old town hall building to Firemen’s Park, across 198th Avenue from the current Village Hall/Municipal Building. The old town hall currently is located inside Bristol Woods County Park along Highway C. That is the building’s original location. The Village Board’s concept of moving the […]
At about 7:20 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue are responding to a request for mutual aid to the Tichigan Fire Department. Per dispatch: Tichigan is working a fire in the 28400 block of Wood Road. Tichiganhas activates a MABAS box alarm to the fourth level. Bristol FD and Paris FD […]
Blood donors in Kenosha County can do their part for patients at BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s upcoming June blood drives. Bristol — Kenosha County Fire Explorers drive on Wednesday, June 17 from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St., Bristol. Kenosha — Saturday, June 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. […]
A roundabout at Highway 142 and Highway 45 that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation had been saying was its preferred option for when the intersection is reconstructed has been dropped from the state’s plans. However, two businesses on the west end of the intersection are still in the way of improvements and will be removed by WisDOT […]
The Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be hosting two events Saturday, May 30. First, the center will be holding a Stage Opening Concert on Saturday, at 2 p.m. The newest addition to the nature center will be dedicated. Included in the festivities will be a concert by Joan Hammel, who is an award winning […]