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

We're longing for Indian summer – whatever that is

No one — not even skiers, sledders or snowmobilers — squanders a stretch of Indian summer.The luxury of eating lunch...

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 02:24 PM

Turtlenecks back? Or never went away?

If you want to be stylin’, make like a rabbit and rush to get a turtle (neck).

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 02:24 PM

Society, family life shape men's ability to cope with a breakup

Breakups are hard, but new research sheds light on why some people can move on, and others leave tragedy in...

Updated: November 01, 2013, - 05:29 PM

Poet Billy Collins is in town to read from his new book

Poet Billy Collins, who reads at the Pantages Theatre on Friday, likes leaving listeners mildly disoriented.

Updated: October 29, 2013, - 03:57 PM

White tops popular car colors

White is the most popular car color — but people who drive white cars already knew that because, duh, they chose a white car.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 03:10 PM

Quest for time could prove lucrative

The clock may fall back, but a winning charity could spring ahead as a result of a curious contest.

Updated: October 25, 2013, - 02:04 PM

Turtlenecks back? Or never went away?

The turtleneck sweater got a little love in the Wall Street Journal’s style pages this week, which proclaimed that there are “more ways than ever” for men to wear the knit alternative to a shirt-and-tie. But there are pros and cons.

Updated: October 25, 2013, - 09:38 AM

Metallica may be rocking the ice

Frostbite Falls never had it so good. Metallica may be playing in the frigid reaches of Antarctica.

Updated: October 24, 2013, - 09:24 AM

Test ballot: How do you like them apples?

Minneapolis voters recently received an instructional flier for the city’s first election that will use ranked-choice voting. The test ballot can’t use actual candidates’ names. So instead, it lists apples.

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 02:57 PM

NYT's blank pages: Made you look, right?

One blank page in the “A” section of the New York Times makes you wonder: Mistake? Two blank pages makes you suspicious. Here's the scoop.

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 12:24 PM

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