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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Supporting Solar Energy Options

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Coon Rapids received a Silver designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. The City is committed to removing obstacles to solar development. A SolSmart Silver designa...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

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Snowflake Days: Snow Sculpture Contest with snowflakes and a snowman

As part of the 2022 Snowflake Days festivities, the City is co-hosting a Snow Sculpture Contest! This is your chance to join in the Snowflake Days fun - right from your front yard. You could win a cash prize! Register online and then create your ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Tuesday, Jan. 18 Meeting

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Here's a look at some of the City Council actions from the January 18, 2022 meeting:

  • Accepted a $700 donation from the family of Bob Thistle for a park bench at Lions Coon Creek Park.
  • Accepted a $1,000 donation from Eugene Merriam for the Coon Rapi...
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Posted on: January 18, 2022

2022 Budget in Brief

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The City Council approved the 2022 budget on December 7, 2021 which addresses needs while balancing economic conditions. The 2022 City tax levy is $30,990,539 as compared to $29,666,408 in 2021.

Personnel Investment

  • One new police officer to help with incre...
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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Tickets on sale now!

Winter Concert Series

Tickets are now available for the 2022 Winter Concert Series! Purchase tickets at the front desk of Coon Rapids City Hall, 11155 Robinson Drive. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for 65+ and $5 for children 12 and under. 

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Posted on: January 9, 2022

Snowflake Days 2022

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Family fun and community tradition!

Volunteers have been organizing this annual winter event in Coon Rapids for more than 50 years!

Snowflake Days 2022January 22 thru February 6

The following events are sponsored by the City of Coon Rapids, in partnership wi...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Applications Due March 1

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The Front Door Grant Program is an exterior home improvement program available to Coon Rapids homeowners who wish to increase their property's curb appeal.  

The intent of the Front Door Grant Program is to pay a portion of proje...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Snow Update: Jan. 14-15

Snowplow Updates

Full Plow to Begin Saturday Morning

Coon Rapids snowplow crews are clearing main roads throughout the city. A full plow of the city (all roads, curb to curb) will begin at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15.

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Brown Water

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Some Coon Rapids residents may notice brown discoloration to water from the faucet. The brown water is temporary and poses no risk.

A large watermain break occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 5, creating a significant disruption to the water flow. When the directi...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Snow Update: Jan. 6

Snowplow Updates

Full Plow Scheduled for Thursday Morning

Snowplow crews worked throughout the day during Wednesday's snowfall to clear main roads first and then residential streets. A full plow of the city (all roads, curb to curb) will begin at 4:30 a.m. on Thur...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Winter Concert Series

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Thursday, February 10  Backyard Band (Variety) 

The second of four concerts in the annual Winter Concert Series sponsored by the Coon Rapids Arts Commission. Enjoy dessert, coffee and live entertainment! 

Tickets are $8 f...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Tuesday, Jan. 4 Meeting

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Here's a look at some of the City Council actions from the January 4, 2022 meeting:

  • Designated TimeSaver Off Site Secretarial, Inc. as Council secretary for 2022.
  • Designated the Anoka County Union Herald as the official newspaper for 2022.
  • Made various Counc...
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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Ice Rinks and Warming Houses Open!

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Ice rinks and warming houses are open for the season! Enjoy all the winter fun Coon Rapids parks have to offer. There are currently five regulation outdoor hockey rinks and four open skating rinks available in the city. 

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Snow Update: Jan. 5-6

Snowplow Updates

Crews Out Now, Full Plow Scheduled

Due to steady snowfall expected throughout the day today, snowplow crews began clearing streets Wednesday morning, Jan. 5, beginning at 4:30 a.m. Snowplow crews will continue to clear streets through the afternoon rush ho...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

2021 Holiday Lighting Contest Winners

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Coon Rapids Holiday Lighting Contest. Thank you for lighting up our city!

The Coon Rapids Arts Commission thanks all 25 entrants in the 2021 Holiday Lighting Contest. Members of the arts commission visited each ho...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Tuesday, Dec. 21 Meeting

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Here's a look at some of the City Council actions from the December 21, 2021 meeting:

  • Mayor Jerry Koch administered the oath of office to two new police officers.
  • Approved plans and specifications for a new Fire Station #3 and authorized the solici...
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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Tuesday, Dec. 7 Meeting

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Here's a look at some of the City Council actions from the December 7, 2021 meeting:

  • Accepted a $20,000 grant from the Coss family for rescue equipment for the fire department.
  • Accepted a $1,500 grant from the VFW for fire prevention materials for the fire ...
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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Tuesday, Nov. 16 Meeting

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Here's a look at some of the City Council actions from the November 16, 2021 meeting:

  • Mayor Jerry Koch proclaimed Saturday, November 27 as "Small Business Saturday" in Coon Rapids.
  • Approved updates to certain fees and charges for 2022.
  • App...
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Posted on: November 10, 2021

November 1 to April 1

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Winter Parking Rules

  • Vehicles cannot be parked on the street from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. each night from November 1 to April 1.
  • Parking on the street is not allowed anytime there may be accumulation or the weather forecast shows an expected accumulation of three ...
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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Apply to a Commission Today!

Serve on a Coon Rapids Commission

Make a difference in the community, meet new people and have fun by joining a City Commission! 

Several Coon Rapids commissions need new members. The City Council appoints citizens to serve voluntarily to advise and participate in a varie...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Street Sweeping/Brown Water Alert

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Please be aware that street sweepers are out now on City streets. Crews began on the south side of the City at the beginning of November and will continue working through all neighborhoods during the next several weeks. Street sweepers will continue to op...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Recycle Your Pumpkins

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FALL REMINDER: Don't throw your pumpkins in the trash... bring them to the Coon Rapids Recycling Center! Pumpkins can be placed in the organics recycling bin, which sits outside the fenced area. Drop off your pumpkins anytime! Please remove candl...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Wednesday, Nov. 3 Meeting

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Here's a look at some of the City Council actions from the November 3, 2021 meeting:

  • The City Clerk administered the oath of office to Pablo Hernandez, Jr. who was appointed to the Ward 3 councilmember position.
  • Approved a staffing agreement for th...
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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Winners Announced!

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Coon Rapids Arts Commission Photo Contest! Entries were accepted from amateur photographers illustrating the theme Hometown Pride.

Check out the winning photos, selected by the arts commission in youth and adult c...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Learn About MRCCA Updates

Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area - Open House Oct. 13

The City will host a Zoom Webinar to detail new zoning rules for property along the Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area (MRCCA). Pre-registration is required.

MRCCA Virtual Open HouseWednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 via Zoom

View a recording of the Virtual Ope...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Riverdale Station Next Phase

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Plans are underway for the final two buildings in the Riverdale Station housing development next to the Riverdale Transit Station on Northdale Boulevard. The first two buildings of this community, Nova and Lyra, opened in late 2019 and early 2020. Develop...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Northdale Traffic Improvements

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A new traffic light has been installed near the access points to Menards and Costco, on Northdale Boulevard near Main Street. An estimated 16,000 vehicles travel along Northdale Boulevard each day making it a hot spot for congestion. The new traffic signa...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

2021 4th of July Celebration

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Get ready to celebrate the Coon Rapids 4th of July Community Celebration for 2021! The two-day event will feature a variety of activities.

See full event plans and get a print out here.

July 3, 2021

  • Carnival starting at noon (rides, games, food trucks) until...
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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Hwy 610-East River Road Interchange Receives Funding

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Hwy. 610-East River Road Interchange Receives Funding

The City of Coon Rapids and Anoka County requested $1.5 million in the 2020 legislative session for the planning and engineering of a full access interchange for Trunk Highway (TH) 610 at East River Roa...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Boulevard Plaza Possible Site Expansion

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The Coon Rapids City Council is considering a possible recreational facility at the site of Boulevard Plaza, located near 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd.

The Coon Rapids Ice Center, located at 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd., opened in September 2011 as part of a long-t...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Planning Commission Meeting: 1/20/22

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

City Council Meeting: 1/18/22

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Posted on: January 17, 2022

Sportsnight: 1/17/22

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Community Update: 12/29/21

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We take a look back at some of the stories we covered in 2021!

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

City Council Meeting: 12/21/21

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Planning Commission Meeting: 12/16/21

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

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Posted on: November 26, 2021

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

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Posted on: September 11, 2021

9/11 20th Anniversary Ceremony

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Unique Winter Tradition on Crooked Lake

On a frozen Crooked Lake in mid-January, the choices for fun are few. The ice is 13 inches thick. But that won’t stop Dan Anderson of Andover."My motto is: you only go around once,… or twice," Anderson said.He built a box o...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Mercy Hospital Overwhelmed with Patients in ER

Inside Mercy Hospital's emergency department lobby, there are plenty of people waiting to see a doctor, including Grace Anderson."It seems to be pretty crowded," Anderson said. She lives in Elk River and came in to the emergency after e...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

2 New Members on Anoka-Hennepin School Board

Two new School Board members took the oath of office this week.Kacy Deschene will represent District 3 which covers southwestern Coon Rapids along with Champlin and Dayton.Matt Audette represents District 4 which covers northern Andover and northeastern R...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Anoka Armory Reopens as COVID Testing Site

COVID testing is once again ramping up across the state. 

The Anoka Armory opened on Friday for those who need a test. Testing is also available Saturday, January 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Then, starting January 13, the Armory will be open Thursda...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Children's Author Pens Second Book

Children's author Laura Larson uses insights from her work as an elementary school counselor to create a calm space for kids, using poetry in her second book, "Where Do You Go?""Where Do You Go" is a mindfulness-centered book ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

2 Options for Redesign of Hwy. 610/East River Rd. Interchange

Residents turned out at another open house this week for the proposed Highway 610 and East River Road interchange project. The goal is to provide a full-access interchange at that location. Currently, only a westbound on-ramp and an eastbound off-ramp exi...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Volunteers Help Spread Joy this Holiday Season

Dozens of volunteers reported for duty at a Coon Rapids warehouse this week giving their time to help those in need this holiday season.Jill Morrison is a volunteer with Toys For Joy which took over this donated warehouse space to unpack, sort and bag gif...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Holiday Tree Lighting Brings Community Together

The warmth of the fire from three glowing bonfire pits drew dozens of families together on Saturday night for outdoor winter fun at Boulevard Plaza. A 40-foot tall pine tree on the west side of the Coon Rapids Ice Center was the centerpiece for f...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

MN Nat'l Guard Members Learn Nursing Skills at Local Colleges

Members of the Minnesota National Guard have a new mission. Hundreds of guard soldiers across Minnesota are training so they can lend a hand at long term care facilities around the state."It's the things that we do for ourselves everyday like just ge...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Coon Rapids Resident Self-Publishes Second Book

Sister Lost marks the second horror novel by Coon Rapids resident Jennifer DeVries who writes under the pen name, Brenda Lyne.Jennifer’s fascination with the horror genre began early. By age 12, she had read every Stephen King novel in her pare...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Support Local Businesses on 'Small Business Saturday'

The holiday shopping season is here and local small businesses hope you keep them in mind as you make your purchases in the coming weeks.

Mayor Jerry Koch has declared Saturday, November 27 as Small Business Saturday in Coon Rapids. The City supports our l...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Coon Rapids Designated as 'SolSmart Silver City'

RMS Company manufactures precision parts for high tech companies including the medical device industry. They run a 24/7 operation which uses enormous amounts of energy. RMS had been faced with rising energy costs, according to John Braun, the company&...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Planning Underway for Fire Station #3 Replacement

The Coon Rapids Fire Department is preparing for a big project next year. That's when construction is expected to begin on a new Fire Station #3."The city did a study of all of its buildings and it was decided that the current Fire Station #...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

CRHS Fall Production: 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Coon Rapids High School presents, William Shakespeare's, "Much Ado About Nothing." It's a story full of misunderstandings and deception, according to senior, Riley Peterson, who plays the role of Ursala."There's c...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Famous Dave's Cuts Ribbon on New "Quick 'Que"

Two Chambers of Commerce welcomed Famous Dave's back to Coon Rapids with a ribbon cutting on Monday morning. The Quick 'Que style restaurant is the first in the nation for Famous Dave's. The restaurant’s founder, Dave “Famous Dave” Anderson presided over ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

CRHS Celebrates Homecoming Week

It's Homecoming Week at Coon Rapids High School and that means spirit days, a parade and powderpuff football action.The Coon Rapids High School marching band played in the Homecoming Parade Wednesday night as dozens of people gathered al...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Pickleball Courts Dedicated to Former Council Member

Dozens of family members and friends gathered last weekend to honor a man who brought pickleball to Coon Rapids.Former City Council member Bruce Sanders, who died one year ago, helped spearhead an effort which resulted in a major renovation project at Riv...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Construction of Addition Underway at CRMS

A major construction project is underway at Coon Rapids Middle School.The 8,000 square foot addition will include three, extra-large science classrooms and two, regular sized classrooms. The middle school is near capacity with 1,600 students currently en...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

3 More Inducted into CRHS Hall of Fame

Coon Rapids High School recently inducted its third Hall of Fame class at a ceremony in the school cafeteria.  The first inductee was Katie (Bestul) Lakanen, who was a track and field standout athlete in the hurdles from 1994 through 1996."F...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

CTN Wins 5 National Awards

CTN was recently recognized with five awards from the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors annual conference. Here's a list of the awards:

  1. 1st Place - "Sportsnight Promo" - Municipal Channel Promotion
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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Bikes4Kids Celebrates 10th Anniversary

On the Sannerud family farm, up in Ham Lake, it was a September pig roast and outdoor picnic, where volunteers, guests and dignitaries gathered to mark a milestone.Dave Bonthius of Anoka is a longtime Bikes4Kids volunteer and was the MC for the afternoon,...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

A Look Inside the Multicultural Advisory Committee

In an effort to improve community relations between the police and the public, Captain John Stahnke of the Coon Rapids Police Department has organized the City's first Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC). The atmosphere is one of respect for c...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

CRHS Welcomes New Principal

The freshman at Coon Rapids High School aren't the only new faces in the building this fall. Cardinal Nation has a new leader: Principal John Peña."The beginning of the school year has been great, the staff here have been awesome....

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Reservoir Rehab Work Underway at East Water Treatment Plant

A large industrial vacuum sits outside the temporary entrance of the ground storage reservoir as crews work inside the emptied five and a half million gallon tank.  The rehabilitation of the steel structure is taking place at the East Water Treat...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

District 11 to Require Masks for K-6 Students

On a 4-1 vote Monday night, the Anoka-Hennepin School Board voted to require masks for students and teachers in grades K-6 this fall when the COVID case rate is above 15 per 10,000 people. Anoka County is currently at 17 cases per 10,000.

Board member Anna...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

School Bus Companies Looking for New Drivers

The new school year is approaching and that has local school bus companies looking to hire new drivers."Everybody starts at $19 an hour,” said Kottkes’ Bus Recruiter, Nichol Flemister.To drive a school bus, a candidate needs to be...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Business Spotlight: Famous Dave's Quick 'Que

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Coon Rapids is the first city in the nation to have a Famous Dave’s restaurant with a new cafeteria-style model. The Famous Dave’s Quick ‘Que opened for business in the Riverdale area in October 2021."Famous Dave&apo...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Research Underway

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Research and public engagement is underway related to building a full-access interchange for Trunk Highway (TH) 610 at East River Road. Public engagement opportunities started in August with an open house. A public survey was also presented to th...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Business Spotlight: DEVO Fitness

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A visit to AMC Theaters in Coon Rapids turned into a new business venture for a local couple. “We were literally going to see a movie and we saw it was for lease,” said Casie Buckley, co-owner of DEVO Fitness.The rest is histo...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

The Latest Updates

Coon Rapids Business and Development News

Recent business news and development updates for the City of Coon Rapids:

  • SAV Transportation recently finished a facility expansion at 11325 Xeon St.

  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College  is adding an addition to its location at 11200 Mississipp...
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Posted on: October 8, 2021

2nd Quarter 2021

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Check out the latest economic data from Coon Rapids development, employment, wages and housing activity.  Building permits are up significantly over last year, with the highest value addition occurring at the Anoka-Ramsey Community College campus...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Riverdale Station Next Phase

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Plans are underway for the final two buildings in the Riverdale Station housing development next to the Riverdale Transit Station on Northdale Boulevard. The first two buildings of this community, Nova and Lyra, opened in late 2019 and early 2020. Develop...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Port Riverwalk Project Update

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The Port Riverwalk neighborhood continues to grow on Coon Rapids Boulevard. Coon Rapids-based Centra Homes is developing 136 one-level and two-level detached townhomes on 43 acres of formerly City-owned land generally between Egret Boulevard and Avocet St...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Groundbreaking for New Apartment

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Developers broke ground on a new 168-unit apartment complex in the Port Evergreen area near 94th Avenue and Springbrook Drive Thursday, November 7, 2019. The complex, named Spring House Apartments, will be developed by St. Paul-based Real Estate Equities....

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Get on the Ice!

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Public skating is open at various times throughout the week and is a great chance to practice your skating skills!

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Skating School

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The Skating School has a team of dedicated coaches who support their skaters at all levels.

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

2020 Annual Report

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Have you ever wondered about how many calls CRPD responds to in a year? Or what day of the week has the most crashes in Coon Rapids? Read the 2020 Annual Report. It’s full of information about the Coon Rapids Police Department and the community. ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Drop Off Unused Prescriptions

Drug TakeBack Day, Saturday, Oct. 23 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. The Coon Rapids Police Department ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

New K-9

New K9

New K-9

The Anoka Hennepin Narcotics and Violent Crimes Task Force welcomed “Storm” to the force on November 2, 2020. The funding for Storm was acquired through a drug forfeiture case that was handled by a former Coon Rapids Officer. Storm is a black lab t...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 19, 2022

Project 22-3: Advertisement for Bids 2” Bituminous Mill & Overlay

Bids will be opened and read by the City Engineering Department at the Coon Rapids City Center at 10:00 a.m., February 18, 2022. The bids will be tabulated by City staff to be considered by City Council at 7:00 p.m., March 1, 2022. 

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Read the entire notice here. Request for Proposal/Quotations
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Project 21-65: Advertisement for Bids Coon Rapids Fire Station #3 - REVISED

The City of Coon Rapids, Minnesota will receive bids at the Coon Rapids City Center until 9:00 a.m., Thursday, February 3, 2022, at 11155 Robinson Drive, Coon Rapids, MN 55433 for the following improvement:  COON RAPIDS FIRE STATION 3.

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Read the full REVISED notice here. Request for Proposal/Quotations