News Flash

CTN Latest Stories

Posted on: August 3, 2022

Residents Brave Heat for Night to Unite

Residents across Coon Rapids braved the heat and humidity Tuesday night for food and fun during the annual 'Night to Unite' celebration. 

Members of the police and fire departments made stops at the various parties around the city. It's a chance for police officers, like Josh Pirkola, to show off their squad cars to children in a relaxed environment.

"Coming to these parties here it makes me feel like I'm not a cop,” Pirkola said. “Like,...I'm Josh. It's me. My radar is completely down, it's a great time to ask questions and really get to know the people that live here in Coon Rapids."

There were officially 100 registered neighborhood parties in the city. Twenty-three police officers, along with 6 reserve officers covered the city to make stops at nearly every party. All told, there were nearly 2,000 adults and children who came out to attend this year's event.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in CTN Latest Stories

Garden Helps Students at Local School

Posted on: September 21, 2022

Battle Against Emerald Ash Borer Ramping Up

Posted on: September 16, 2022

City Council Candidates Take Part in Forum

Posted on: September 15, 2022

Business Spotlight: Bach to Rock

Posted on: September 15, 2022

Police Explorers Looking for New Recruits

Posted on: September 8, 2022

Paladin Opens New School in Coon Rapids

Posted on: September 2, 2022

Local Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday

Posted on: August 19, 2022

Business Spotlight: Mindful Wellbeing

Posted on: August 19, 2022

Rise, Inc. Showcases Artwork of Clients

Posted on: August 15, 2022

Big Weekend for Golf in Blaine

Posted on: July 21, 2022

Coon Rapids Selects New Police Chief

Posted on: June 10, 2022

Business Spotlight: ACE Hardware

Posted on: May 25, 2022

3 City Council Seats on Ballot

Posted on: May 17, 2022

DARE Students Get Life-Saving Lesson

Posted on: April 21, 2022

Buff City Soap Opens in Coon Rapids

Posted on: April 14, 2022