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

Obituary: Dr. Richard Schindler, longtime Mayo clinician

Richard Schindler loved to climb onto a bike. Several years ago, he biked 2,900 miles from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean.

Updated: October 27, 2014, - 10:25 PM

'Making It With Stephany' video blog reaches for the big time

A sassy Stillwater mom seeks her breakthrough moment in the world of do-it-yourself TV shows. And [fiddlesticks] like that.

Updated: October 27, 2014, - 11:06 AM

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

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