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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

Addressing the childcare shortage

The City of Albert Lea and the Albert Lea Economic Development Agency hosted a Childcare Provider Appreciation event.

"Through Our Eyes" display opening soon

The project, spearheaded by a local high school student, aims to showcase Stewartville through the eyes of the people who live there.

Restoring a treasured memento

After a local woman's special memento of her beloved pet was broken, her friend stepped in to help.

The impact of minimum wage on PossAbilities participants

The Rochester organization serves people with disabilities and makes sure they get paid fairly for the work they do.

Getting ready for SocialICE

The popular Rochester event is less than a month away.

Upstage Theatre presents "The Great Gatsby"

KIMT News 3 anchor Raquel Hellman and KIMT News 3 producer Alex Sina are in the play.

Showcasing Stewartville through an interactive picture display

A local student is spearheading a unique project that allows people to see Stewartville through the eyes of its residents.

Riding for a Reason: Local family raising awareness about mental health

The Coy family is starting the Wyatt Coy Scholarship Fund.

Simple exercises you can do at home or at work

Lifestyle Consultants from Livea Weight Control Center in Rochester show us some easy workouts you can do at home or at work.

Healthy appetizers

A lifestyle consultant at Livea Weight Control Center in Rochester shows us healthy alternatives to popular appetizers.

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