Kim Palmer | Star Tribune
Reporter, Editor | Home+Garden | Homes

Kim Palmer is editor/reporter for the Homes section of the Star Tribune. Previous coverage areas include city government, real estate and arts and entertainment 

Born and raised in the Twin Cities, Palmer currently lives in Eden Prairie with her husband, Jim. She graduated from St. Olaf College with majors in English and Psychology. After many years as a hockey/figure-skating mom, she now spends her leisure time singing in choirs.


She's ready to sell: TV's Nicole Curtis completes her 'last' Minneapolis rehab

Visitors can see Nicole Curtis' controversial north Minneapolis renovation at an open house Dec. 9.


Designing sisters team up to create Scandinavian-inspired holiday home decor

Design pros offer a peek inside their own homes and share their tips for festive seasonal decor.


Vintage Minneapolis house gets Mediterranean-inspired kitchen makeover

A Spanish-style house in Mpls. gets a Mediterranean-inspired kitchen makeover.


$5.7M Edina estate set on Mirror Lake includes huge indoor pool

Grand English-style house on big private lot has been updated and enhanced for modern living.


Houzz study reveals latest bathroom trends

Baby boomers are remodeling to age in place, according to Houzz trends study.


DIY Network star renovates his midcentury 'time capsule' home in Falcon Heights

Matt Muenster of "Bath Crashers" tackles his own midcentury modern home in University Grove.


Condo in historic Mpls. mansion shares designer with Glensheen

Home's interiors were created by influential interior designer John Bradstreet, who also worked on Glensheen mansion in Duluth.


Former Timberwolves star Rubio selling North Loop penthouse for $1.225M

Ricky Rubio, the former Wolves point guard, has put his North Loop condo on the market, more than a year after he was traded to the Utah Jazz.


$3.25M penthouse condo with party-size deck overlooks downtown Mpls.

The loft-style unit comes with 800 square feet of private outdoor space — plus a leather-floored library.


John Rummelhoff, artist in the vanguard of photorealism, dies at 76

Artist John Rummelhoff could draw "stamps" on envelopes with such skill that they fooled the postal system."They were whimsical," said his brother Tim, and so…