Jelissa Burns, Post-Crescent Media

Jelissa Burns

Post-Crescent Media

Sheboygan, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Jelissa:

Outagamie County devises regional strategy to address looming shortage of affordable housing

The region needs over 17,000 new housing units by 2023 to keep up with the growing population and demand. → Read More

Greenville-based Air Wisconsin leaves United Airlines for new agreement with American Airlines

The regional carrier, based in Appleton, will begin operating flights for American Airlines no later than March 2023. → Read More

Neenah Foundry Company to lay off 115 employees this fall

The company's notice to the state said the layoffs are due to a divesture of heavy truck parts sales and manufacturing by the company. → Read More

Delta, United talk about pilot shortages — a reason behind delayed, canceled flights — at Oshkosh's EAA AirVenture

The aviation industry expects to lose 13% of pilots over five years, amid a nationwide shortage. Here's why, and how some airlines hope to solve it. → Read More

Store brands from Wisconsin grocers can cut your food bill. How much? We went shopping to find out.

We used a list of 20 grocery items and compared the name brand prices to the store brand. The results saved at least $20 at each store. → Read More

Walmart is spending $150 million on big store upgrades across Wisconsin, including many area locations

Walmart has already started its remodeling process on some of the locations in Wisconsin, promising more pickup and delivery options. → Read More

Appleton Starbucks becomes the third in Wisconsin to successfully unionize after frustration with working conditions

The win comes just two months after employees at the Northland Avenue Starbucks petitioned for a union representation election. → Read More

Valley Packaging Industries plans summer camp for teens with disabilities who want to work in manufacturing

The four-week program allows participants to tour local manufacturing facilities, and work through soft skill training and job readiness activities. → Read More

Parents scramble for options to feed their babies as recall spurs formula shortage

Just two months after the nationwide recall of popular baby formula products, mothers struggle to find enough formula as retailers limit purchases. → Read More

Vollrath Company, union agree to five-year contract, ending strike in Sheboygan

Five days after union members went on strike, the company announced a new five-year contract has been agreed upon. Here's what to know. → Read More

Here's what to know as Vollrath Company workers go on strike in Sheboygan

More than 265 Sheboygan United Auto Workers Local 1472 members began picketing outside the company Monday. → Read More

Waupaca Elevator Co. sale in the works, though employees still may face mass layoffs

Waupaca Elevator is expected to be sold by March 19, but the risk of layoffs, closures remains. → Read More

Mark your calendars for these 5 must-see events happening around Sheboygan in the first half of 2022

Here's what to know about five must-see events happening in the first half of 2022 in Sheboygan County. → Read More

Valentine's Day in Sheboygan: From dinners to heart-shaped chocolates, here are some ways to make it special

Whether you're alone or with someone you love, here are a few events and gift ideas that locals can expect over Valentine's Day weekend. → Read More

Homeless mom in Sheboygan, in a wheelchair and with 3-year-old daughter, starts GoFundMe to find housing

Ashley Mckinnie is homeless, disabled and caring for her 3-year-old daughter. She's launched a GoFundMe page seeking $1,400 to help her find housing. → Read More

Colorado family with local ties to Sheboygan County loses home in Boulder County wildfire

The sister-in-law and nieces of the executive director of United Way of Sheboygan County, Kate Baer, were forced to leave their home behind. → Read More

20-year-old Sheboygan husband, father passes away from COVID-19, leaving behind pregnant wife and daughter

Noah A. Horton, 20, of Sheboygan, died on New Year's Eve after battling COVID-19. He leaves behind a pregnant wife and daughter. → Read More

This teen's love of cars led to creation of a YouTube channel that reaches over 68,000 subscribers

Navjeet Gill started his channel in summer 2020, now over a year later his channel has over 68 thousand subscribers. Here's how he did it. → Read More

Kohler Company suspends its vaccine mandate for UAW Local 833 union members

Just a day before the deadline, Kohler suspends the vaccine mandate for employees who are associated with UAW Local 833 union. → Read More

Urban Artique in downtown Sheboygan is closing after nearly seven years in business

Owner of Sheboygan's Urban Artique, Kristin Wilson Bork, announced the store's closing. She cited stock shortages as one of many factors. → Read More