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County Board approves improvements to Gordon Road intersection

A serious traffic accident in May led the Door County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to approve spending $100,000 to reduce future mishaps at a Town of Sevastopol intersection. The request — which covers improvements to the intersection of Wisconsin Highways 42 and 57 and County Highway BB (Gordon Road) — came from Thad Ash, the county’s highway commissioner. It previously was approved by the county’s Highways and Facilities Committee.


Door County families face limited child care options, affordability challenges

Door County parents face challenges including limited options for child care and limited space available at existing facilities; logistical and scheduling issues arising from the county’s tourism industry and unique geography; and the cost of child care itself. Child care providers also face difficulties in building a sustainable business model while meeting regulatory standards.