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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

Austin police officers wearing special protective gear

You may see officers wearing masks during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Salons having to close during Coronavirus Pandemic

Under Governor Tim Walz's executive order, all hair salons, nail salons and other spa-like businesses must temporarily close.

Rochester Salvation Army makes changes due to COVID-19

The changes are to ensure the Salvation Army can still provide essential services to the community while still keeping staff and clients safe.

Are cancellations because of Coronavirus necessary?

KIMT News 3's Raquel Hellman sits down with Olmsted County Public Health Director Graham Briggs to find out.

Rochester theatre takes steps to protect patrons during Coronavirus scare

Absolute Theatre is taking extra precautions during the run of "Murder on the Orient Express" at the Castle Community.

How will warmer weather impact the spread of Coronavirus?

A Mayo Clinic Infectious Disease Specialist explains the possible scenarios.

Protecting yourself from fraudulent encounters

What you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones from what the Minnesota Attorney General's Office calls the "Grandparent Scam."

March Giving Your Best Volunteer of the Month goes the extra mile in Worth County

This month's honor goes to Mitch Hanson.

"That Golden Girls Show - A Puppet Parody" comes to NIACC

KIMT News 3's Raquel Hellman and Amy Fleming get a behind the scenes look at the show.

Rewarding students who are proficient in at least 2 languages

The Austin Public School District is working on implementing the Minnesota Bilingual and Multilingual Seals and World Language Proficiency Certificates.

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