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

TV binge-watchers get chance to talk about favorite shows

Must Talk TV gives fans a face-to-face way to discuss the TV shows that keep them glued to their screens.

Updated: February 04, 2015, - 09:45 AM

Duluth's Lift Bridge is hiring a new "lifter”

The pay is good, and the view is great. But it's a job with ups and downs.

Updated: February 03, 2015, - 08:41 PM

Here's the science behind all that snot

Anyone with a stuffy nose these days can’t help but marvel at the Play-Doh Fun Factory working overtime between their ears, extruding an endless stream of … stuff.

Updated: January 28, 2015, - 03:08 PM

St. Paul F. Scott Fitzgerald group explores stories behind his stories

A discussion group about F. Scott Fitzgerald explores St. Paul's enduring influence over its glamorous, gallivanting son.

Updated: January 19, 2015, - 05:42 PM

Latest American Girl novels spring from a Minnesota author

This year’s American Girl is made in Minnesota — just barely.Author Mary Casanova lives in Rainier, in Koochiching County, on...

Updated: January 08, 2015, - 11:34 AM

When friends change with New Year's resolutions

When friends put New Year's resolutions into action, it's tempting to think you'll never have anything in common again. Just wait.

Updated: January 05, 2015, - 07:04 PM

Incubator kitchens provide a space to try out a dream

Incubator kitchens in the Twin Cities offer entrepreneurs a chance to rent licensed and inspected facilities where they can hatch ideas and make food for public sale.

Updated: December 28, 2014, - 02:19 PM

Defenders of 'Midwest' present fresh evidence for its vitality

A discussion about whether Minnesota should ditch the Midwest moniker and re-christen itself as “North” attracted a standing-room-only crowd at Walker Art Center last month. It also prompted several champions of "Midwest" to cough politely and say, “Ahem.”

Updated: December 23, 2014, - 11:36 PM

Extension Service guidebook covers ecology as well as economics of harvesting nature

The ancient hunter-gatherer society is morphing into more of a crafter-marketer society, thanks to a resurgence of farmers markets, art...

Updated: December 22, 2014, - 11:24 PM

Time again to fire up the yule log video

For many, “The Yule Log” video is as much a part of Christmas as fruitcake – not that there's anything wrong with that.

Updated: December 22, 2014, - 11:23 PM

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