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Units responding for fire in Brighton

At about 3:33 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 5100 block of 301st Avenue in Brighton. Per dispatch: This is being reported a flames in a swampy area near a residential subdivision. UPDATE 3:40 p.m. — Unit arriving on the scene […]

Gas main work to close Highway BB starting Thursday

From the Kenosha County Division of Highways: A section of Kenosha County Highway BB (Seventh Street) in the Town of Brighton will be closed for roughly a month beginning Thursday, April 1, as We Energies crews install a natural gas main down the westbound lane of the roadway. The project area includes the portion of […]

Units responding to crash in Brighton

At about 6:52 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 24200 block of Highway JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Units responding to crash in along Salem Lakes/Brighton border

At about 4:14 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways K and 75 along the Salem Lakes/Brighton border. Per dispatch: A pickup and SUV involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 4:18 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports three vehicles appear to be involved. […]

Agenda: Brighton Town Board meeting Feb. 8, 2021

The Brighton Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall. Among the agenda items are: Presentation by district administrator Matt Eggert on the Brighton School District #1 referendum. The full agenda is available here. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Units responding for crash along Salem Lakes-Brighton line

At about 7:10 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 27900 block of Highway K along the Brighton-Salem Lakes border. Per dispatch: Injuries being reported. UPDATE 7:18 p.m. — Dispatch reports that this crash is actually at Highway 50 and Highway W-north in Wheatland. […]

Units on scene of fire in Brighton

As of 8:15 a.m., fire units from multiple local fire departments are on the scene of a fire on 312th Avenue in Brighton. The fire investigation task force is also on the scene, according to radio transmissions. UPDATE 9 a.m. — Dispatch tones out Paris Fire and Rescue, Twin Lakes Fire Department and Randall Fire […]

Units responding for crash along Salem Lakes/Brighton border

At about 11:25 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 29600 block of Highway K (60th Street) along the Salem Lakes/Brighton border. Per dispatch: This is reported as a two-vehicle crash with one vehicle in the ditch rolled over. UPDATE 11:27 a.m. — Additional […]

Units responding for loose cows in Brighton

At about 7:21 p.m., a Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputy is responding to the 29800 block of Highway JB in Brighton for a report of two cows in the roadway. Per dispatch: Caller reported almost striking the cows. Share29Tweet29 Shares

Units responding for burning in Brighton

At about 6 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 24400 block of 31st Street in Brighton. UPDATE 6:05 p.m. — Fire unit on scene reports this is a large burn, with someone out controlling it. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Units responding for burning in Brighton

At about 6:50 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 3400 block of 264th Avenue in Brighton. UPDATE 7:03 p.m. — Fire personnel on scene determine this is not a hazard, Units returning to quarters, Share2Tweet2 Shares

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 3:51 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 75 and JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. One vehicle rolled over. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 4:03 p.m. — Deputy requests tow for rolled over vehicle which is on its roof, but off […]

Units responding for gas leak in Brighton

At about 10:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a gas line break in the 24200 block of 17th Street in Brighton. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for smoke in Brighton

At about 11:35 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of smoke coming from a roof in the 1700 block of 240th Avenue in Brighton. UPDATE 11:39 a.m. — Kansasville Fire Department and Union Grove Fire Department also responding. Resident heard loud cracking noise. Neighbor reported seeing smoke coming from roof. UPDATE […]

Highway JB to close Tuesday for culvert repair

From the Kenosha County Division of Highways: A portion of Kenosha County Highway JB in the Town of Brighton is scheduled to be closed Tuesday, June 16, for a culvert replacement. The closure will affect the section of Highway JB (31st Street) between Highway PH (264th Avenue) and Highway B (288th Avenue). Drivers are encouraged […]

Deputy responding for road hazard

At about 4:10 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a report of a road hazard at the intersection of Highways K and B along the Salem Lakes-Brighton border. Per dispatch; Caller reporting a loose cow west of Highway B and north of Highway K. Share50Tweet50 Shares

Western Kenosha County went big for absentee voting in April 7 election

Election officials throughout Wisconsin urged people planning to vote in the April 7 presidential preference primary and spring non-partisan election to use the absentee voting process, due to COVID-19 spread concerns. Typically, municipal clerks here said they would expect in-person voting to far outweigh absentee votes. As an example, Bristol village Clerk Amy Klemko said […]

Richard Bong State Recreational Area to reopen May 1

Richard Bong State Recreation Area in Brighton is among the 34 state parks and forests set to reopen on Friday, May 1, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday. Camping, group camps and shelters will remain closed until May 26. Refunds will be issued to all customers. Under Gov. Evers’ Badger Bounce Back Plan, […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 5:32 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 34100 block of 31st Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a skid loader on fire. UPDATE 5:35 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that caller says skid […]

Units responding for investigation in Brighton

At about 12:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 27200 block of Highway JB (31st Street) in Brighton. Per dispatch: Caller reports burning. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units responding to alarm along Salem Lakes-Brighton border

At about 6:25 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 27400 block of 60th Street along the Salem Lakes-Brighton border. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding to crash in Brighton

At about 12:40 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway JB and X in Brighton. Per dispatch: Two vehicles off the road and in the ditch. UPDATE about 12:48 p.m. — Deputy requests tow for one vehicle that is on its roof and on […]

Brighton School collecting items for Union Grove veterans home

Brighton School is spearheading a drive to benefit a group of veterans living in Union Grove. Items sought include fun size candy bars, bags of individually wrapped chocolate candy for prizes, diet and regular soda, Walmart gift cards, subscriptions to “Reminisce” magazine, young living essential oils (thieves, lemon, orange, peppermint, purification), essential oils diffusers (Amazon […]

Units responding to crash along Brighton-Salem Lakes border

At about 4:47 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highway K and B along the Brighton-Salem Lakes border. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Multiple people reporting injuries. Share38Tweet38 Shares

Deputy responding for loose cows in Brighton

At about 8:25 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a group of cows loose cows in Brighton. Per dispatch: Caller reported seeing the cows in the area of 18th Street and Highway 75. Share125Tweet125 Shares

Report from the road: Truck crash in Brighton

At about 6:38 p.m., a reader reports that there is a crash on Highway JB, east of Highway 75 in Brighton. The reader said a truck carrying what appeared to be a load of grass is tipped over. Traffic in the immediate area is blocked. Sheriff’s deputies are on the scene. Share18Tweet18 Shares

2019 St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Fun Day and Auction is Aug. 3

The 2019 St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Fun Day and Auction will take place Aug. 3, at 1 p.m. at the church grounds in Brighton. This annual event includes food, refreshments and more. Admission is free. Mass will be at 3 p.m. The Live Auction is at 5 p.m. Treasure Table at 3 p.m. Don’t […]

Road construction set for Highway X and Highway NN for next week

Road construction on county highways is set to come to Brighton next week. From a news release from the county: Two Kenosha County highways in the Town of Brighton will be affected by resurfacing and culvert work beginning the week of July 29. Repaving of Highway X (240th Avenue) between Highway 142 (Burlington Road) and […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 3:39 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways JB and EW in Brighton. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash. Car is in the ditch and was on fire but now only smoking. Occupant out of the vehicle. UPDATE 4 p.m. […]

2019 Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Kenosha County’s dairy farm community was on display at the annual Dairy Breakfast Saturday. This year’s annual event was held at the Mighty Grand Dairy in Brighton. Those attending the event were able to eat a hearty breakfast that included an ice cream sundae, look over farm equipment and get a close up look at […]

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