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Posted on: October 7, 2021

FREE Fall Fun this Saturday!

Coon Rapids Community Strength Foundation Pumpkin Patch

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.

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

85th Ave. Closed Saturday Evening

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A small portion of 85th Ave. will close Saturday between the railroad tracks and Evergreen Blvd. for an event at Springbrook Nature Center. The closure will be in effect from 4 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, Oct. 23. Access to Evergreen Blvd. will remai...

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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: October 19, 2021

Tuesday, Oct. 19 Meeting

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Here's a look at some of the City Council actions from the October 19, 2021 meeting:

  • Mayor Koch administered the oath of office to two new career firefighters.
  • A proclamation of appreciation was given to the Coon Rapids North Star Lions Club.
  • Approv...
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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: October 11, 2021

Thursday, Oct. 28

Senior Center Bazaar

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, ...

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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

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Tuesday, Oct. 5 Meeting

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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...
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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Shine a Purple Light

End Domestic Violence, CRPD Badge, Supporter of the Purple Lights Initiative

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, ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Winners Announced!

Coon Rapids Arts Commission Photo Contest 2021, with photo of the Coon Rapids Dam

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 22, 2021

Tuesday, Sept. 21 Meeting

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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...
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City Homepage
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Rent Assistance Program

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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...

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RentHelpMN Website City Homepage
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Middle Sand Creek Corridor Restoration

Two guys cutting a ribbon for Middle Sand Creek Corridor project

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...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

View the Presentation

Public Meeting Pleasure Creek South Filter Project

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...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

City Moves Another Step in 'Green' Initiative

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The City of Coon Rapids is moving on up when it comes to going green. The city recently became a Step 3 city in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities program. The program is voluntary and helps cities achieve their sustainability and quality of life goals.

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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: September 5, 2021

Boulevard Plaza Splash Pad

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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.

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Tuesday, Sept. 7 Meeting

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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...
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City Homepage
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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City Homepage
Posted on: January 22, 2021

New Resident Guide for 2021

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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...

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City Homepage
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Monthly Winter Concerts

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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...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

New Fire Engine with Test Lights

New Fire Engine Test Lights

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...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

Updates to Sand Creek

Sand Creek

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...

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City Homepage
Posted on: January 28, 2021

We did it!

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Census Complete

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...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

2021 Budget in Brief

Budget in Brief

2021 Budget

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. ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Traffic Changes and New Construction Underway in Riverdale Area

New Traffic Lights to Northdale Blvd.

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...

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City Homepage
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

Blvd Plaza Possible Expansion

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: October 21, 2021

Community Update: 10/22/21

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Planning Commission Meeting: 10/21/21

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

City Council Meeting: 10/19/21

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Sportsnight: 10/18/21

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Community Update: 10/15/21

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

City Council Meeting: 10/5/21

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Community Update: 10/8/21

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Community Update: 10/1/21

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

City Council Meeting: 9/21/21

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Community Update: 9/24/21

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Community Update: 9/17/21

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Planning Commission Meeting: 9/16/21

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Posted on: September 11, 2021

9/11 20th Anniversary Ceremony

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Watch a local program that marked the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks.

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Community Update: 9/10/21

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

City Council Meeting: 9/7/21

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Community Update: 9/3/21

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Planning Commission Meeting: 8/19/21

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

City Council Meeting: 8/17/21

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Coon Rapids 4th of July Parade

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

City Council Meeting: 8/4/21

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News Flash

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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CTN Latest Stories
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
  2. 1st Plac...
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CTN Latest Stories
Posted on: July 1, 2021

3 School Levy Questions on the Ballot this Fall

The Anoka-Hennepin Schools superintendent along with his staff are trying to make sure the community is informed about three levy questions that are on the ballot this fall.The first two would renew levies that are set to expire. The third question would ...

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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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CTN Latest Stories
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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CTN Latest Stories
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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CTN Latest Stories
Posted on: July 14, 2021

City Replacing Water Meters in Residential Properties

The City of Coon Rapids is replacing water meters because the units are at the end of their warranty cycles and they have new technology.“We’re replacing just short of 3,000 meters this year,” said utilities superintendent Sh...

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CTN Latest Stories
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Hwy. 10 Third Lane Proposal Could Get Federal Boost

City, county and state officials gathered late Tuesday afternoon to show off what's become a bottle neck for traffic in the north metro. 

This stretch of Highway 10 carries 90,000 vehicles a day. The proposed solution to the congestion is...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Record-Breaking 'Fill the Boot' Drive for CRFD

Members of the Coon Rapids Fire Department collected a record amount of money in their annual 'Fill the Boot' drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  Coon Rapids fire chief John Piper said Thursday that firefighters colle...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Fireworks Safety Tips

As we approach the holiday weekend, officials are urging caution with fireworks due to the dry conditions across Minnesota.Injuries are also a big problem each year. So we talked to Inspector Robert Erickson of the Coon Rapids Fire Department on how to sa...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Coon Rapids Advances Another Step in 'Green' Initiative

The City of Coon Rapids is moving on up when it comes to going green. The city recently became a Step 3 city in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities program. The program is voluntary and helps cities achieve their sustainability and quality of life goals.

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Lions Coon Creek Park on Display at First Summer Meeting

Tuesday night, the city held an ice cream social, to the relief of many battling the heat, at one of the most popular parks in Coon Rapids.  Mayor Jerry Koch spoke to neighbors at the kickoff of the Summer in the City Neighborhood Meetings at Lio...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Renovation Project Complete at Bunker Beach

With the sound of ocean waves in the background, the Anoka County Board cut the ribbon on the new and improved wave pool along the rebirth of Bunker Beach Water Park on Tuesday."It will offer nine different wave options,” said Anoka County ...

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CTN Latest Stories
Posted on: May 27, 2021

ARCC Breaks Ground on Major Renovation Project

A big milestone this week at Anoka-Ramsey Community College for a project that's been more than a decade in the making.Work is officially underway on a major renovation project involving the college's business and nursing programs. Colle...

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CTN Latest Stories
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Summer Community Ed Classes for Kids

Youth programs are back for summer thanks to Anoka-Hennepin Community Education and the return to in-person learning from the easing of restrictions due to the pandemic."We are ready and excited to welcome people back to summer," said Kristin Ke...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Tickets Now On Sale for 3M Open

Tickets are now on sale for this summer's 3M Open at the TPC Twin Cities which runs from July 19-25. Currently, the PGA TOUR still has reduced spectator capacity at tour events but that could ...

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CTN Latest Stories
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Bunker Beach Waterpark Set to Open June 5

Some new improvements will greet visitors when they return to Bunker Beach this summer."This has been a great project," said Mike Gamache, Anoka County Commissioner who has closely followed the renovations on the state’s largest outdoo...

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CTN Latest Stories
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Parking Lot Bingo Returns to Coon Rapids Soccer Complex

Parking lot bingo is back at the Coon Rapids Soccer Complex."Be sure you have a bingo card, and we're very, very happy you joined us," said Kris Niebler, the senior services program specialist for the city of Coon Rapids, as she welcome...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Coon Rapids Woman Expands Life Coin Program

Coon Rapids resident Carol Castle is a mom on a quest. She's spent the past two years of her life trying to get a life-saving coin in the hands of every first responder in the country."This idea came in the middle of the night at 2:30 a.m. i...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Food Grade Styrofoam Recycling Here to Stay

A trial program involving food grade Styrofoam has become permanent at the Coon Rapids Recycling Center."If you were to run just food grade material, you would just get crumbs," said Colleen Sinclair, the Coon Rapids Recycling Coordinator, who w...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

New Rent Assistance Program Launches in MN

A new program has launched 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 bas...

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News Flash

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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Economic Development
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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Economic Development
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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Economic Development
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Business Spotlight: Marta's Tailor Shop

Business Spotlight - Marta's Tailor Shop

Marta’s Tailor Shop

Times and tenants may have changed but Marta’s Tailor Shop has remained a constant at the Coon Rapids Family Center Mall for many decades. “We can do almost anything here, even small upholstery jobs,” said Marta Tomczyk, the original ow...

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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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Economic Development
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Business Spotlight: Barzini's Italian Restaurant

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Barzini’s Italian Restaurant

Barzini’s Italian Restaurant on Hanson Boulevard provides an intimate dining experience for the Italian foodie. Daniel Sweeney may not be Italian himself but he has created a menu full of spices, pastas, cheeses, meats and vege...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Business Spotlight: Minnesota Integrative Medicine & Acupuncture

Minnesota Integrative Medicine & Acupuncture

The foundation of Kiersti­­n Beaman’s career was formed by helping a loved one navigate through the struggles of chronic pain. Beaman’s mother went on a health journey visiting many doctors and specialists to try allevi...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Port Riverwalk Project Update

Port Riverwalk

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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Economic Development
Posted on: January 19, 2021

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Join the Community Watch Team

Businesses are invited to join a growing network of community volunteers in helping the Coon Rapids Police Department with crime prevention. The Community Watch Team brings together businesses and indivi...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Free Consultations

Open to Business Consultations

Free Consultations

Are you a business owner in need of advice or are you looking to start a new business in Anoka County? A FREE business consultation is waiting for you.

The Open to Business program offers FREE consultations to anyone looking to:

  • Open a bus...
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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Business Spotlight: Relief Therapy Solutions

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Relief Therapy Solutions

Relief Therapy Solutions is a one-man business run by Owner and Therapist James Myhrer, who has many interests and passions that all funnel into one purpose: to help people.

Myhrer was inspired to go into the field of Massage Therap...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Business Spotlight: Fancy Dancin'

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Fancy Dancin’

Chelsee Hasselbring started her career as a tiny dancer at the age of 3 when her mother, Bobbie Disrud opened the doors to the Fancy Dancin’ studio 31 years ago. Disrud had a long history of dancing and teaching.

Growing up in a world filled w...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Business Spotlight - Kids' Hair

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Haircut appointments used to be on the list of potentially scary experiences for a child… Kids’ Hair is here to cut all the intimidation out. When Earl and Suzanne Mollerud’s three sons were young boys, they felt the pressure and stress that came with get...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Development News - 3rd Qtr 2020

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Read the latest news about Coon Rapids development, including information about exciting new projects, employment and housing activity. 

See the full report here.

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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

Beat the Heat!

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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: 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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Posted on: January 14, 2021

2019 Crime Rates

Police 2019 Crime Rates

2019 Crime Rates

According to data from the 2019 Uniform Crime Report, crime statistics in the city remained flat or decreased in some areas as compared to 2018 and a few areas saw an increase.

Although the areas of Aggravated Assault, Larceny and Motor Veh...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 13, 2021

Ad for Bids Project 21-40: 2021 Coon Rapids Ice Center Mechanicals

The City of Coon Rapids, Minnesota will receive bids at the Coon Rapids City Center until 1 p.m., Friday, October 29, 2021, at 11155 Robinson Drive, Coon Rapids, MN 55433 for the following improvement:

2021 CRIC MECHANICALS: Work will include replacement o...

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