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

Black history on the runway

A reunion of local black fashion pioneers aims to pay homage, instill pride and provide an opportunity to dress up like you mean it.

Updated: October 19, 2012, - 02:20 PM

How to cope with election overload

As the political season nears the finish line, our lives are being invaded by a barrage of ads, phone polls, social media and door-knocking. Are there strategies to shut it out?

Updated: October 13, 2012, - 03:29 PM

Why dance? 'Cause this is 'Thriller'

Michael Jackson's "Thriller" dance still lives -- at weddings, flash mobs or your living room. Approaching its 30th anniversary, it's still cool and everyone wants to learn it.

Updated: October 11, 2012, - 10:26 AM

How Swede it is! Royal couple right at home in Minn.

While some things didn't quite translate, everyone speaks "cinnamon bun."

Updated: October 05, 2012, - 08:08 AM

Valkommen to the king and queen

The arrival of Sweden's royalty will bring a bit of modern Sweden to a state that still reveres its peasant traditions.

Updated: October 04, 2012, - 03:53 PM

What's cooking: Is yumalicious a word?

If you've ever wanted to be quoted in a "rave review" blurb, here's your chance.

Updated: October 03, 2012, - 03:54 PM

These paths are made for hikin'

Everyone knows about hikes along the North Shore, the city lakes or the river. But here are some lesser-known ones that close to home, too.

Updated: September 28, 2012, - 06:06 PM

Compassion (and calluses) take root at Open Farms

Open Arms volunteers have a long tradition of providing meals to those with life-threatening illnesses. Now Open Farms expands on the life-affirming philosophy.

Updated: September 26, 2012, - 09:30 AM

In divorce, are the kids really all right?

A photo and essay exhibit shows the importance of posing the question. Surprisingly, the answers might not be about the divorce, but about falling in love.

Updated: September 24, 2012, - 07:31 PM

Norwegian polar explorer gets tribute

"Furthest north, furthest south" describes the amazing achievement of Norway's Roald Amundsen, on display this month in Minneapolis.

Updated: September 17, 2012, - 01:28 PM

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