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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Community Update: 1/17/20

Governor Tim Walz visits Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Voting for the Presidential Primary opens, Governor Tim Walz visits Coon Rapids and more!

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

New Episode of Sportsnight

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Planning Commission Meeting: 1/16/20

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Watch the Coon Rapids Planning Commission Meeting from Thursday, January 16, 2020.

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

CTN Journal: World-Record Collector

A display of snowman decorations and figurines

Inside Karen Schmidt's Coon Rapids home is a year-round winter wonderland. It's all part of a frosty display, which holds the Guinness World Record for largest snowman collection.

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Community Update: 1/10/20

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A possible expansion at the Recycling Center, how you can help the homeless and more!

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

City Council Meeting: 1/7/20

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Watch the Coon Rapids City Council Meeting from Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

CTN Journal: Crowdfunding a Novel

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A Coon Rapids mother of two is trying to publish her first novel through the crowdfunding website Inkshares.com.

Follow her progress here.

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

Community Update: A Look Back at 2019

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Join us for a look back at some of the stories we covered on Community Update in 2019.

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Community Update: 12/20/19

A view of Hanson Boulevard

Hanson Boulevard reopens to traffic, making sure college students don't go hungry and more!

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Planning Commission Meeting: 12/19/19

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Watch the Coon Rapids Planning Commission Meeting from Thursday, December 19, 2019.

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

City Council Meeting: 12/17/19

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Watch the Coon Rapids City Council Meeting from Tuesday, December 17, 2019.

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Community Update: 12/13/19

Boulevard Plaza

A possible expansion project at Boulevard Plaza, honoring a longtime School Board member, the Bunker Hills holiday show and more!

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Community Update: 12/6/19

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The 2020 city budget, a landfill cleanup project in Andover and a community mural coming to ARCC!

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

CTN Journal: Miss Minnesota

Miss Minnesota rides in the Coon Rapids 4th of July parade

When Kathryn Kueppers puts on her crown, she knows it carries a rich history. After earning the title Miss Coon Rapids 2019 earlier in the year, Kathryn was then crowned Miss Minnesota. Next, she will compete on the Miss America stage in December.

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Community Update: 11/22/19

Japanese Film Crew Visits Coon Rapids

A Japanese film crew visits Coon Rapids, kids in need get winter coats and more!

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

CTN Journal: Life Coins

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Grief can take us to a place we never expected. A mother's grief… is a journey no one wants to take. For Carol Castle, the grief of losing her son led to action.

Carol's mission is simple, she wants to put a Life Coin in every first responder’s pocket. She...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Community Update: 11/15/19

Veterans Day

The ACBC Food Shelf in need of donations, a special Veterans Day program at CRHS and more!

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

CTN Journal: Crystal House

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Much like the unique treasures found inside Crystal House boutique, the friendship shared by the owner's has a charm all it's own.

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Community Update: 11/8/19

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The reopening of Hanson Blvd. delayed again, election results, a new apartment project and more!

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Community Update: 11/1/19

Machine for 3D Mammograms

On this week's show... improved technology for detecting breast cancer, a preview of the ARCC fall production and more!

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Community Update: 10/25/19

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On this week's show... workers wanted to the U.S. Census, Rocky's Pumpkin Patch and this month's Business Spotlight!

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Community Update: 10/18/19

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On this week's show... an expansion project at the license center in Coon Rapids, road construction delays and more!

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Planning Commission Meeting: 10/17/19

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Watch the Coon Rapids Planning Commission Meeting from Thursday, October 17, 2019.

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

City Council Meeting: 10/15/19

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Watch the Coon Rapids City Council Meeting from Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

CTN Journal: Thuney's Haunted Graveyard

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For a local family, the fright factor is the best part about Halloween and they go all out to share that with the community.

With Halloween still several weeks away, Brian Thunberg and his family are hard at work preparing for the greatest scares they can ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Community Update: 10/11/19

New front entrance at CRHS

On this week's show... a respect retreat for students, firefighters visit local elementary schools and much more!

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

CTN Community Update: 10/4/19

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Check out the latest edition of CTN Community Update which is produced weekly at CTN.

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

CTN Community Update: 9/27/19

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On this week's show... more 911 dispatchers, pets on parade and homecoming festivities at CRHS!

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Five Standouts Added to Hall of Fame

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For student athletes and their coaches, the highs and lows of high school sports can become some of the most defining moments of their lives. A few of Coon Rapids High School's most notable teachers and players relived some of those memories as they were ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

CTN Community Update: 9/20/19

Photo of Sand Creek in Coon Rapids

On this week's show... the rehabilitation of Sand Creek, helping the homeless, Senior Safety Camp and more!

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

CTN Journal: Kevin Atlas

Kevin Atlas Speaks to Students

You might assume basketball is a two-handed sport... but then, you probably haven't met the speaker who visited Coon Rapids High School. Kevin Atlas helped students kick off the new school year with a powerful message.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

CTN Community Update: 9/13/19

Flags fly for anniversary of 9/11 attacks

On this week's show... remembering those lost on 9/11, a forum on the 2020 U.S. Census and more!

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

CTN Community Update: 9/6/19

Rendering of proposed new building

On this week's show... the state bonding tour stops in Coon Rapids, a motivational speaker for the new school year and more!

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

CTN Community Update: 8/30/19

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On this week's show... a portion of Foley Blvd. closed after Labor Day, preps for the 2020 Census and changes at some local schools.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

The Mix: August 2019

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On this month's show... a look inside a youth art camp, answers to common recycling questions, teen volunteers lending a hand at local libraries and we head out geocaching!

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

CTN Journal: Wild Mindfulness

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A Coon Rapids woman publishes her first children's book about mindfulness and nature. Follow her journey here.

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

CTN Community Update: 8/23/19

Construction on Hanson Boulevard

On this week's show... progress reports on Hanson Blvd. and Lions Park, a new sports dome, a motorcycle legend moves to town and more!

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

CTN Community Update: 8/16/19

People fishing on a lake

On this week's show... the proposed city budget for 2020, free fishing day for veterans and a team from Coon Rapids in the Little League World Series!

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

CTN Community Update: 8/9/19

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On this week's show... superheroes help in the fight against domestic violence, Night to Unite celebrations across the city and more!

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

CTN Community Update: 8/2/19

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On this week's show... the new hands-free law is now the rule of the road in Minnesota.  And an important lesson following a recent house fire.

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

CTN Journal: Jayden's Art

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A local art fair is bringing together the young - and young at heart. On this episode of CTN Journal we meet Jayden Thomas, one of the talented teenagers who will show their work at the first annual Anoka County Youth Art Fair.

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

CTN Journal: Preserving Time

Man repairs an antique clock

Chuck Zielin is a volunteer horologist who cares for Anoka County Historical Society's antique clocks. He donates hours of time dismantling, researching and restoring the timepieces. Zielin is a retired educator and administrator with a masters in Europea...

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