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Raquel Hellman

Raquel Hellman anchors and produces KIMT News 3 First at Four.

Title: Anchor/Producer

Raquel Hellman anchors and produces KIMT News 3 First at 4. She also often fill-in anchors other newscasts.

Raquel is a Minnesota native, growing up in Burnsville, a suburb of the Twin Cities. She joined the KIMT News 3 team in May 2011 after graduating with a degree in Television Broadcast Journalism from St. Cloud State University.

While at St. Cloud State, Raquel was very active in the award-winning campus television station, UTVS, where she reported, produced and anchored. She also served as UTVS News Director for 2 years.

Raquel is very active in the local community theatre scene. Continuing a passion that started when she was very young, she has acted in nearly a dozen plays over the past 7 years.

Raquel's other passion is animals. She is a self-proclaimed "crazy cat lady," and currently has 3 cats and a dog. She also volunteers with several animal rescue organizations.

Raquel loves connecting with the community. If you have a story idea or just want to say hi, send her an email at

Recent Posts by Raquel Hellman

Driver taken to hospital after vehicle crashes into embankment in Cerro Gordo Co.

It happened on Interstate 35 just south of the Highway 9 exit.

Tuba Christmas

The annual event brings the sounds of the season to Mason City.

December GYB Volunteer of the Month: Kiester's Cathy Oldfather

This month we are honoring Kiester resident Cathy Oldfather.

November Volunteer of the Month is a Navy veteran who is 'still serving my country'

This month's honor goes to Harold Hopp from Mason City.

Now is the time to get your flu shot

KIMT News 3's Raquel Hellman got vaccinated live on the air.

October Giving Your Best Volunteer of the Month

This month's honor goes to Albert Lea resident Diane Hanson.

August Volunteer of the Month

This month's award goes to the North Iowa Community Emergency Response Team, known as CERT.

July Giving Your Best Volunteer of the Month

This month the honor goes to Jo Lowe.

Resources for those dealing with opioid addiction

If you are struggling with opioid addiction, there are resources out there that can help.

Mental Health Help and Suicide Prevention Resources

If you are struggling with mental health issues or suicidal thoughts, there are resources that can help.

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