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Units responding for investigation in Bristol

At about 8:12 p.m.,  Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 19600 block of 82nd Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reporting power out in the area. UPDATE 8:17 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports a tree has struck a power line at the corner of 195th Avenue and […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 12:01 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 12400 block of West Frontage Road in Bristol. UPDATE 12:04 p.m. — Kenosha Area Fire Rescue Scanner reports that Newport Fire Department also responding.

Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 8:48 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for a fire alarm in the 12400 block of 75th Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: The alarm is at a business there.

Bristol UMC to host Rummage Sale, Brat Roast, and Bake Sale Aug. 28, 29, and 30

All are invited to enjoy delicious brats, burgers, baked goods and bargains galore at Bristol United Methodist Church Rummage Sale, Brat Roast, and Bake Sale on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Aug. 28, 29, and 30.  Friday and Saturday hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. while Sunday hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Bristol […]

Units responding for possible transformer fire in Bristol

At about 8:26 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of a transformer sparking in the 9200 block of 176th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: A utility pole has fallen across a driveway.

Local fire departments responding to Kenosha for mutual aid

At about 8:37 a.m., Western Kenosha County Fire Departments are responding for mutual aid to the Kenosha Fire Department for a fire at 64th Street and 28th Avenue in Kenosha. Bristol Fire And Rescue and Town of Salem Fire/Rescue are being requested to respond with chiefs for change of quarters and Paris Fire and Rescue […]

Pringle Nature Center hosting Celebrate Lake Michigan and Perseids events Friday

Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol will be hosting two events on Friday, Aug. 14: Pringle will be a part of Celebrate Lake Michigan Day on Friday, Aug. 14, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Lake Michigan Day is a time set aside to consider our connection to Lake Michigan’s freshwater resources. Pringle is celebrating by having a bird […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 11:23 a.m., Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways C and U in Bristol. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved; some injuries being reported. UPDATE 11:32 a.m. — Second ambulance requested from Bristol Fire and Rescue.

Units responding for grass fire in Bristol

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 […]

Victims in Bristol plane crash identified

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 […]

Bristol won’t hold money for new historical society

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 die in plane crash in Bristol; identities of victims undetermined

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 to host Blue Moon Program July 31

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 […]

Bristol FD responding for mutual aid

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.

Units responding for second sparking wire in Bristol

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.

Units responding for sparking wire in Bristol

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 […]

New Bristol historical society forming to restore and relocate old town hall

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 to host invasive species workday July 25

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 […]

Units responding for alarm at Church in Bristol

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.

2015 Bristol Progress Days parade coverage

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 is 2015 Miss Bristol

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 […]

Amanda and Brandon Gorsuch 2015 Bristol Junior Outstanding Citizens

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 named 2015 Bristol Outstanding Citizens

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 […]

Air-One Support helicopter to be featured at Bristol Progress Days

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 […]

Bristol Progress Days 2015 will be July 10, 11, 12

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 […]

Still time to participate in 2015 Bristol Progress Days parade

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.

Units responding for crash in Bristol

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 […]

Rich Rubietta to lead special musical service at Bristol United Methodist Church July 5

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 […]

Pringle to host invasive species workday, backyard campout and telescope night June 27

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. “Heide’s Rendezvous Benefit” will be Aug. 1

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 […]

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