Posted on: October 5, 2021
Councilmember Wade Demmer resigned from his seat at the end of September after announcing he is moving out of Ward 3. On Tuesday, the City Council approved a resolution to appoint a citizen to fill the remainder of Demmer's term, which will end Dec. 31, 2...Read on...
Posted on: October 11, 2021
The Coon Rapids Senior Center is hosting the annual Senior Bazaar & Flea Market. Stop by to shop crafts, home decor, the Christmas shop, bake sale and much more.
Senior Bazaar & Flea MarketThursday, Oct. 289 a.m. to 3 p.m.Coon Rapids Civic Center, ...Read on...
Posted on: October 14, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: September 29, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: October 5, 2021
Here's a look at some of the City Council actions from the October 5, 2021 meeting:
- Adopted a resolution accepting grant funds from the State of Minnesota to replace some boulevard trees.
- Conducted a public hearing for the police body worn camera p...
Posted on: October 7, 2021
Bring the kids to Sand Creek for a day of trick or treating and fall fun. Learn about local organizations that serve youth in the Coon Rapids community like athletic associations, clubs, volunteer groups and more.
Saturday, October 23, 202110 a.m. to 1 p.m...Read on...
Posted on: October 1, 2020
Coon Rapids Police will shine a light on domestic violence in our community throughout October, which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). The City Center campus will display purple lights along the outside of the building. Residents, businesses, ...Read more...
Posted on: October 1, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: September 22, 2021
Here's a look at some of the City Council actions from the September 21, 2021 meeting:
- Mayor Jerry Koch administered the oath of office to new police officer Tyler Soine.
- Accepted a DWI grant from the State of Minnesota.
- Affirmed the water emergency...
Posted on: September 14, 2021
Funds are still available to help Minnesotans who are struggling to pay their rent and utility bills due to the pandemic.RentHelpMN will funnel hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to those who need it the most."It's basically mea...Read more...
Posted on: September 23, 2021
A ribbon cutting took place in Coon Rapids Wednesday afternoon to mark the completion of the Middle Sand Creek Corridor restoration.The Coon Creek Watershed District hosted the event, which celebrated a number of partner agencies involved in the three yea...Read on...
Posted on: September 3, 2021
Coon Creek Watershed District (CCWD) and the City of Coon Rapids hosted a virtual informational meeting on Thursday Sept. 9 to inform the community about a proposed water filter for Pleasure Creek. The project includes installation of a biochar and iron e...Read on...
Posted on: September 1, 2021
The City of Coon Rapids has extended the water emergency, which means lawn and garden sprinkling is restricted to certain times of day and using an odd/even rotation. The watering ban extension is effective immediately and will remain in place until furth...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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...Read more...
Posted on: March 24, 2021
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...Read more...
Posted on: September 5, 2021
The Boulevard Plaza Splash Pad closes for the 2021 season Monday, Sept. 6. The water shuts off at 8 p.m. Monday evening and will remain closed until Memorial Day weekend 2022. Read on...
Posted on: September 7, 2021
Here's a look at some of the City Council actions from the September 7, 2021 meeting:
- Proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
- Affirmed the water emergency, which was enacted June 18. No watering is allowed daily between 10 a.m. and...
Posted on: April 22, 2021
The Coon Rapids utilities department began their springtime flushing of fire hydrants in the city this week.If crews are working in your neighborhood, you may experience some water discoloration, but this does not affect the safety of the water. It&rs...Read on...
Posted on: January 22, 2021
Residents of Andover and Coon Rapids will soon see the 2021 Andover/Coon Rapids Community Resource and Resident's Guide arriving soon in their mailboxes.
This annual publication features information about both cities plus listings for local busine...Read more...
Posted on: January 11, 2021
2021 Televised Winter Concert Series
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Winter Concert Series will not take place at the Coon Rapids Civic Center as usual, but instead, enjoy the music of several entertainers as they perform in special televised concer...Read more...
Posted on: February 8, 2021
New Fire Engine with Test Lights
The Coon Rapids Fire Department is testing new technology and a new light bar system on top of its newest fire truck, designed to improve safety. The entire technology system, named Core, was donated to the Coon Rapids Fire...Read more...
Posted on: January 18, 2021
Update on Sand Creek
Habitat “Makeover” Continues near Olive Street
Phase 2 construction is underway along Sand Creek from Olive Street downstream to the railroad tracks. Expect up to 4 more weeks of construction, depending on weather. This phase was starte...Read more...
Posted on: January 28, 2021
Thank You Coon Rapids!
Residents in Coon Rapids answered the call to respond to the 2020 Census. More than 85% of households in our community responded online, by phone, or by mail, well above the state and national averages.
2020 Census Self...Read more...
Posted on: January 21, 2021
The City Council approved a tax levy for 2021 after a public meeting held in December. The City Council is committed to a responsible budget that addresses needs while considering economic uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...Read on...
Read the Budget in Brief Here
Posted on: January 25, 2021
Traffic Changes and New Construction Underway in Riverdale Area
New Medians & Traffic Signal
New medians are in place on Northdale Boulevard just north of Main Street in the Riverdale shopping area. A stoplight is also planned at the high-traffic inters...Read more...
Posted on: February 2, 2021
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...Read more...
Posted on: December 6, 2019
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...Read more...