Covers the food industry (sometimes airlines) for the @StarTribune. Wife, runner, dog mom. My offline personality is better. kristen.painter@startribune.com

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Aug 16, 2017

|@SunCountryAir's new CEO outlines his vision for airline with changes that sound a lot like ULCCs Spirit & Frontier  http://strib.mn/2uPW4G9 

Aug 15, 2017

Didn't know there was sugar in your bacon? Applegate went ahead and removed the ingredient w/new sugar-free product https://t.co/3YuH4DqSEf https://t.co/ULj4A3Hgdd

Aug 15, 2017

@mspbjHalter @LeeASchafer It's low enough to make the estimated increase sound better?

Aug 15, 2017

@LeeASchafer @mspbjHalter I believe their definition of "typical" is at the top of the document attached to Jessie's tweet....and I don't think it's Lee's home.

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Pulitzer Prize

2013 - Breaking News
Kristen was a member of The Denver Post team that won for its coverage of the Aurora theater shooting.

Scripps Howard Award

2012 - Breaking News
Kristen was a member of The Denver Post team that won for its coverage of the Aurora theater shooting.