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

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

Woodpiles warm the body -- and the soul

A winter’s stack of firewood means warmth and security — and helps life make sense.

Updated: October 19, 2013, - 03:38 PM

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