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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Holiday Donation Opportunities

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Four opportunities have been organized by the City of Coon Rapids for holiday donations. Please bring all items to Coon Rapids City Hall, 11155 Robinson Drive.The building is open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Deadline: Friday, December 11, 4:30 p.m...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

City Offices Closed

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, City Offices are closed Thursday and Friday November 26 & 27, 2020. This includes the Coon Rapids Recycling Center. The Recycling Center will reopen Saturday, November 28 at 10 a.m. City Hall will open at 8 a.m. Monday...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Governor's Order for a 4 week "Pause"

Coon Rapids Coronavirus Updates

Governor Walz's new Emergency Order 20-99 asks for a 4 week pause in various activities to help curb the community spread of COVID-19. The order takes effect at 11:59 p.m. Friday, November 20 and remains in effect through Friday, December 18.

For City faci...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Enter the 2020 Holiday Lighting Contest!

Holiday Lights

Spread holiday cheer in Coon Rapids this season!

Enter the 2020 Holiday Lighting Contest sponsored by the Coon Rapids Arts Commission.

Coon Rapids residents are encourage to participate and win one of four cash prizes in two different categories:

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

2021 Street Reconstruction

Online Public Meeting

Typically, Engineering staff host two public open house events to present project information and answer questions for residents and property owners who are part of street reconstruction areas for the coming year. Due to event restrictions caused by Coron...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Computer Inventory Reduction

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The City of Coon Rapids will be disposing of obsolete laptop, desktop and tablet computers.  All of the computers were purchased between the years of 2011 and 2016.  For security purposes, the hard disks have either been removed or compl...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Need Housing Help?

Rent and Mortgage Assistance

Help is available for renters and homeowners experiencing hardship due to COVID-19. Governor Walz announced that up to $100 million of funding will be allocated from the state’s COVID-19 Relief Fund to create the COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program (CHAP)...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Primary Election Day Results

2020 Election

Update 8-12-20

See Primary Election Results here.

Primary Election Day is Tuesday, August 11. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. To find your polling location and read other election information, visit the Elections page on the City website.

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Charge Up!

Electric vehicle charging station and green painted parking space

Two new electric vehicle charging stations will put Coon Rapids on the map. The City installed charging stations in the parking lot of the Coon Rapids Ice Center and at the City Hall campus, outside the Civic Center.

Locally-based Cedar Creek Energy handle...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Candidate Forum

2020 Election

The North Metro Mayors Association hosted two candidate forums for Senate Districts 36 & 37 on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 in the Coon Rapids City Council Chambers.

The candidate forums will replay multiple times on the CTN Government channel on Comcas...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Shine a Purple Light!

End Domestic Violence, Coon Rapids Police Supporter of the Purple Lights Initative

Coon Rapids Police will shine a light on domestic violence in our community by displaying purple lights outside the City Center campus during the month of October. The police department building and city hall will light up in purple (the symbolic color of...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Let's Go Virtual!

NighttoUniteVirtual

Coon Rapids Police will offer residents a virtual Night to Unite experience this year, instead of attending in-person gatherings which have been typical in years past. The annual event normally held on the first Tuesday in August was postponed until Octob...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Riverwind Park Renovation

Exterior of Riverwind Park Building titled: Award Winner

The new and improved Riverwind Park in Coon Rapids is now award-winning! The Minnesota Recreation and Park Association selected the Riverwind Park renovation for an Award of Excellence. 

Riverwind Park was completely rehabilitated in 2019. Funding...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

For Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Business Resources

Updated: 11-12-19

A variety of resources are available to help businesses, employers, and workers dealing with the impacts of COVID-19. The City continues to update its information as changes occur.

State of Minnesota Small Business Relief Grants

This State ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Visit the Farmers Market

Farmers Market

The 2020 Coon Rapids Farmers Market is on! Vendors are open every Wednesday for shopping starting mid July to mid October.

Find fresh vegetables, berries, flowers, honeys, jams, breads and more!

July 15 - October 7, 20203-6 p.m.Coon Rapids Ice Center11000 C...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Find Your Zen!

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Some Coon Rapids Parks & Recreation programs are available in July and August 2020. Participants are reminded to practice safe distancing and good hand hygiene. Registration is required. Sign up NOW! Register online at coonrapidsmn.gov and click on th...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Message to the Coon Rapids Community: From Police Chief Brad Wise

Newsflash

Dear Community Members of Coon Rapids:

Since the tragic event in Minneapolis surrounding the death of George Floyd while in police custody on Monday, May 25, I have been thinking about how that tragedy is affecting our entire country. What is my opinion ab...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Back in Business!

Patio tables, chairs and umbrellas outside Kendall's restaurant.

The wait is over... Kendall’s opens on Wednesday, June 10 for curbside pick up and patio dining! Kendall’s Tavern & Chophouse is located at 12800 Bunker Prairie Road NW. Kendall’s will serve from its tavern menu daily fro...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

In Need of a Home Loan?

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Are you considering a home improvement project this summer? The City has great loan programs available to residents.The City of Coon Rapids offers several loan programs to help homeowners with repairs, remodeling and down payment assistance. All of these ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Hot Ashes Pose Fire Risk

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Hot ash and garbage cans don’t mix! That’s the warning from the Coon Rapids Fire Department. 

Hot embers from a recreational fire or fireplace that are improperly disposed can lead to garage or shed fires, and even spread to a ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

Wanted: Water Monitors

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Coon Creek Watershed District is seeking volunteers to help monitor levels of chloride (salt) in water bodies throughout Coon Rapids.

Volunteers receive four chloride test strips to measure chloride levels in street runoff or a nearby body of water (whiche...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Creek "Makeover" Continues

Sand Creek Restoration

As many Sand Creek trail users are aware, a portion of the creek received a habitat restoration makeover in 2019. Funded by state and federal grants, the project was spearheaded by Coon Creek Watershed District in partnership with the City of Coon Rapids....

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Detective Honored

Glass Star-shaped award

Cameron Gustafson, a detective with the Coon Rapids Police Department, has been honored with the Child Passenger Safety Star Award from the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths program. The award honors individuals who are making a difference to reduce traffic fa...

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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: November 7, 2019

Groundbreaking for New Apartment

New Building Groundbreaking

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: July 18, 2019

New Housing & Road Work in Port Riverwalk

Port Riverwalk

Centra Homes Detached Townhome Development/Local Street Improvements

Coon Rapids-based Centra Homes plans to develop 136 one-level and two-level detached townhomes to be built on 43 acres of vacant City-owned land generally between Egret Boulevard and Avoc...

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