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Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 4:06 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 13600 block of 104th Street in Bristol for a crash. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved, one of which is a motorcycle. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Bristol Firemen’s Association 2019 Bristol Fire & Rescue Recognition Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Bristol Firemen’s Association celebrated the 50th year of the Bristol Rescue Squad at this year’s recognition ceremony on July 14 at the fire station. Former Chief Don Wienke was a featured speaker. Wienke received his emergency medical technician certification in 1966. He was the first EMT on the department. Last year Bristol Fire and […]

Deputies responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:58 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways Q and U in Bristol. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles. Scene is not blocking the roadway. No injuries being reported at this time. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 7:59 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 45 and 121st Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Crash involves a semi truck and an SUV. Injuries being reported. Deputies already on scene. Share22Tweet22 Shares

2019 Bristol Progress Days ping pong drop coverage (VIDEO)

Bristol Progress Days introduced a new contest this year — a ping pong ball drop. Leading up to the drop on Saturday evening, people could purchase a ball for $2. All of the ball were then carried 86 feet up the Bristol Fire and Rescue aerial ladder by firefighter Steve Bohr. Bohr then dropped the […]

2019 Bristol Progress Days adult games coverage

Free kids games and a pedal tractor pull have long been a part of Saturday at Bristol Progress Days, but this year games were added for older kids and adults. One of the contests was pie eating. Contestants had to eat with their hands behind their backs and finish a pudding and whipped cream pie. […]

From picnic to three-day festival: That’s Progress

Bristol Progress Days celebrating 50 years in 2019 Bristol Progress Days, which Western Kenosha County now knows as an annual three-day community festival with live music, softball tournament, a huge parade, fireworks and more, had humble beginnings 50 years ago. It all started as a picnic. In 1969, Bristol town Chairman Earl Hollister and Don […]

Bristol Historical Society holds grand opening for Davidson Hall

The Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society held a grand opening at Davidson Hall Sunday. The event was the first public showing of the nearly finished hall and the many historical relics inside. The hall, which once was the Bristol Town Hall, was moved last year from its original location along Highway C in Bristol Woods County […]

Local fire dept. responding for mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie

At about 11:22 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue for a crash at 120th Avenue and Wilmot Road (Highway C) in Pleasant Prairie. Per dispatch: Bristol is requested to respond with an ambulance. ShareTweet0 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Zion, Ill.

At about 6:35 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid for the Zion Fire Department for a fire in the 16600 block of Russell Road in Zion. Per dispatch: This is described as a fully involved semi-tractor trailer. Bristol is being requested to respond with a tender (water tanker). […]

Child injured in Bristol crash

A 7-year-old child was among those injured in a crash in Bristol Friday evening. From a news release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway Q (104th Street) and Highway U (136th Ave) in the Village of Bristol that resulted in […]

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 6:23 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways Q and U in Bristol. Per dispatch: Injuries being reported. Two vehicles involved. UPDATE 6:34 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports one vehicle in the ditch and all occupants out of […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 3:15 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch Fire Department. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes is requested to respond with a tender (water tanker) and Bristol with a ladder truck to a structure fire in the 22300 block of West […]

Wrong way driver collides with two vehicles on Highway 50

A man from Illinois was arrested and awaits charges in connection with driving the wrong way on Highway 50 in Bristol Sunday morning, hitting two other vehicles in the process. From a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release: On 05-12-2019 at 11:19 am the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, Village of Bristol Fire and Rescue, and […]

Bristol Strivers 4-H Club plants tree at Town Hall in honor of club founder Doris Magwitz

Members of the Bristol Strivers 4-H Club on Saturday planted a tree in honor of founder Doris Magwitz at the old Town Hall site in Firemen’s Park in Bristol. Magwitz organized the Bristol Strivers 4-H Club in 1956. She died in September 2018. Club members dug the hole for the autumn blaze maple, helped get […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:05 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways U and WG (State Line Road) in Bristol. Per dispatch: Two trucks are involved. One vehicle is leaking gas. UPDATE about 9:20 a.m. — Deputy requests a two for a vehicle with side […]

Marleigh’s Ministry hosting blood drive April 30

Marleigh’s Ministry will host a blood drive in conjunction with CrossWay Community Church and the BloodCenter of Wisconsin on Tuesday, April 30 from 2 to 7 p.m. at CrossWay Community Church, 13905 75th St., Bristol. The drive is open to the public. Appointments are encouraged. Visit bit.ly/marleigh2019 or call 877-232-4376 to make an appointment. Contact […]

Units responding for investigation along Paris/Bristol/Kenosha border

At about 4:17 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an investigation of a report of a smell of natural gas in the 12100 block of Highway K near the Paris/Bristol/Kenosha border. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash along Paris/Bristol border

At about 7:15 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a cash in the 12200 block of Highway K along the Paris/Bristol border. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. No injuries being reported at this time. Scene is blocking westbound lanes. Share13Tweet13 Shares

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 3:38 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 20900 block of Highway K. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle rollover. Occupant out of vehicle. Deputies on scene already. Share60Tweet60 Shares

2019 Job’s Daughters Bethel #79 Easter Egg Hunt is April 14

Job’s Daughters Bethel #79 is hosting its fifth annual Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 1 p.m., Sunday, April 14, at Washburn Masonic Lodge, 8102 199th Ave., Bristol. The free event is open to children 12 and under, who will be divided into appropriate groups to gather eggs. The event will happen rain or shine, moving indoors if necessitated […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 1:22 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a crash in a parking lot of a business in the 7500 block of Highway 45 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Air bags have deployed. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Spring election 2019: Bristol village trustee results

Early results in the Bristol village trustee race show one incumbent being returned to office joined by one newcomer. With two polls of two reporting what may be incomplete unofficial results at 8:55 p.m.: Incumbent John McCabe 716 (34%), Kristine Kordecki 704 (33%), incumbent Colleen Fisch 527 (25%), Brian K. Tym 181 (8%). The top two vote getters will fill […]

Spring election 2019: Bristol village president results

Early results in the Bristol village president race show incumbent Mike Farrell leading challenger Colleen Fisch. With two polls of two reporting what may be incomplete unofficial results at 8:55 p.m.: Farrell 737 (60%) to Fisch 484 (40%). UPDATE 10:18 p.m. — These appear to be complete unofficial results.   ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for mutual aid to Kenosha for fire at greyhound track

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. At about 8:24 p.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding for mutual aid to the Kenosha Fire Department for a fire at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park, 5500 block of 104th Avenue in Kenosha. Requested to respond for a change of quarters are Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue with […]

Spring election 2019: It’s election day!

Western Kenosha County residents will be going to the polls Tuesday to vote in the 2019 spring non-partisan election. Polls throughout our area open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Here is a list of polling places. Here is a locator at the county wesbite that will tell you where you vote based […]

District attorney, county executive join drive to prevent parole for murderer

Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Gravely and County Executive Jim Kreuser are lending their help to an effort by a local family to deny parole to a man convicted of a 1985 murder in Bristol. Eric Nelson was convicted of killing Joseph Vite at Vite’s Bristol home. Daniel Dower, a foster child of Vite’s, also was […]

Spring election 2019: Bristol village trustee Q&A

Voters in Bristol will be able to vote in a contested election for village trustee in the April 2 election. Incumbents Colleen Fisch and John McCabe are being challenged by Kristine Kordecki and Brian Tym. Fisch also is running for village president. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate by email. Here […]

Spring Election 2019: Bristol village president Q&A

Voters in the village of Bristol will be able to vote in a contested election for village president in the April 2 election. Incumbent Mike Farrell is being challenged by Colleen Fisch, who is a current village trustee and is also running for re-election to that position. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each […]

Bristol Village Board reviews plans for Village Center, Hansen Park expansion

Village Board members got a look at plans for what an expansion of Hansen Park along with development of a village center could look like at the March 11 regular monthly board meeting. The plan included new sports facilities for an expanded portion of the park, a village center with commercial and residential development along […]

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