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Marisa Helms

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  • Journalist & Radio Producer
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

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Caption: The Beatles at a news conference, Credit: Minnesota Historical Society

MN90: A Hard Day's Night: The Beatles in Minnesota (01:30)
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The Fab Four played just one night in Minnesota in 1965. Amazingly, the concert didn't sell out. Find out why.
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MN90: Military Toilets That Talk (01:37)
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A Fort Snelling latrine yields surprising artifacts, including some mystery booze.
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Funkytown is definitely not near Wisconsin (01:30)
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At the dawn of disco’s demise in 1980, Minnesota musicians unleashed the disco sensation Funkytown. Thirty years later, the one-hit-wonder is still played worldwide and is ...
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MN90: The greatest Minnesota athlete to run on four legs (01:30)
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One of Minnesota's greatest athletes was Dan Patch, a harness horse from the turn of the 20th century who set the world record by pacing a mile in 1:55. When salesman Marion ...
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MN90: Pushed out of Congress and into the kitchen (01:31)
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Coya Knutson made history as the first woman from Minnesota to serve in Washington. But, as MN90 producer Marisa Helms reports, Knutson’s estranged husband and a coterie of ...