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

No bones about it, breaking the wishbone is a family tradition

Breaking the wishbone for good luck has centuries of history, but it presents a new challenge each Thanksgiving.

Updated: November 26, 2014, - 09:28 AM

St. Paul's St. Anthony Park is like a small town -- but better

The St. Paul neighborhood has the feel of a small town, right down to the cornfields visible at the end of a few streets, thanks to the “living laboratory” of the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus.

Updated: November 21, 2014, - 06:02 PM

Does Minnesota's region have an identity crisis?

What if Minnesota gave the cold shoulder to the Midwest? A panel explores ways to forge and reflect regional identity, with a nod to the North.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 02:58 PM

November gives us the chance to give thanks

A year's harvest isn't always about crops. Sometimes it's about the people around us and the progress we make.

Updated: November 01, 2014, - 07:43 PM

Why do some people love to feel scared?

The adrenaline rush provoked by terror can feel exhilarating or paralyzing, depending on what your brain leads you to believe.

Updated: October 29, 2014, - 07:06 PM

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

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