Kim Ode

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-7185
Kim Ode has been with the Star Tribune since 1985 in a variety of jobs. She currently writes Variety features and leads the monthly Baking Central feature in Taste.

Recent content from Kim Ode

Rogue taxidermy, at the crossroads of art and wildlife

Taxidermy art, while decidedly not mainstream, is a trend that started in Minnesota and now has an international following

Updated: October 15, 2014, - 05:38 PM

New book on abortion rights raises issues of women's well-being

In her new book about abortion rights, Nation columnist Katha Pollitt argues that access improves women’s lives.

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 04:51 PM

October is a month of mixed emotions

The grand finale for warm weather brings us golden beauty – and the ability once again to see our...

Updated: October 04, 2014, - 04:22 PM

Minnesota butterfly quest takes flight in new science film

Photos of the monarch butterflies’ long-sought winter sanctuary electrified the world in 1975. A Minnesota teen played a role, shown in a new movie playing at the Science Museum of Minnesota's Omnitheater.

Updated: October 01, 2014, - 10:51 PM

Artistic dads have their kids' lunches in the bag

Illustrated lunch bags may not make the food taste any different, but the bond they create between a couple of local dads and their kids is sweet.

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 06:17 PM

Aug. 31, 2011: Trying to grow the greatest pumpkin

Travis Gienger, who owns Waterstone Landscaping in East Bethel, is vying to break the state record with his jumbo-sized jack-o-lantern.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 10:32 PM

Winter forecasts incite dread

With some forecasts calling for a return of last year’s icebox, a sense of apprehension descends like, well, you know.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 12:47 PM

Linden Hills Dancing Club celebrates a century of cha-chas

A 100-year-old Minneapolis club hopes to capitalize on the rekindled interest in ballroom dancing and find new members to fox trot for another century.

Updated: September 23, 2014, - 10:46 AM

Baking Central: Savory veggie tart brightens fall

A savory tart combines butternut squash and chard in a healthy, nutty spelt crust for a delicious autumn entree.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 10:00 AM

Partying with the Viking World Order

Nobody tailgates with as much heart as the Viking World Order, a members-only group whose rugged Norse outfits reveal Viking tattoos, and who believe that their blood really is purple.

Updated: September 14, 2014, - 08:28 AM

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