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Posted on: September 17, 2020

In-Person Absentee Voting Begins Sept. 18 at City Hall

2020 Election

Voters choosing to vote by absentee early can come to Coon Rapids City Hall during business hours starting September 18 to cast their ballot for the General Election. Absentee voting continues through Monday, November 2.Voting takes place in the Civic Cen...


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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 Prog...


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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: August 27, 2020

Anoka County Transit Needs Study

Share Your Ideas

Anoka County is conducting a transit needs study. If you currently use transit and transportation services or would like to use transit or transportation services in the future, then the study team would like to hear from you. They are interested in learn...


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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.

Get to know th...


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Posted on: March 19, 2020

For Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Business Resources

Updated: 9-1-20

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.

Read about Small Business Grants being offered by the City o...


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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 18, 2020

A "Paws" in the Fun...

Pet Fair 2020

The Coon Rapids Love My Pet Fair will not take place in 2020. The event, originally scheduled for Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Riverview Park, has been canceled after much consideration among members of the planning committee. Based upon the planning a...


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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Find Your Zen!

Register Now with a woman in a yoga pose on a paddleboard

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 and click on th...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

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


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?

House-shaped key ring titled Home Loans

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: March 1, 2020

Reserve Your Garden Plot

Gardening spade and rake stuck in the dirt

Reserve your plot now for the 2020 growing season. Garden plots are available in two different sizes with water accessibility from May 1 to October 15.

Community Garden Location: 121st Avenue and Xeon Street, Coon Rapids

Cost: Large Plot (...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Hot Ashes Pose Fire Risk

Fire burning in a hearth

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

Grains of salt de-icer on a road

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 6, 2019

2020 City Budget

2020 Budget in Brief

What is in the City's budget for 2020? Read the Citizens Budget in Brief. The document explains the highlights of the budget in an easy-to-understand manner.

Read the 2020 Citizens Budget in Brief document here.

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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: October 1, 2019

Photo Contest Winners

Photo of a hummingbird hanging on a wall

The Coon Rapids Arts Commission announces the winners of the 2019 Photo Contest. First place winners in both age groups receive a $100 prize, second place winners earn $50. 

Thank you to all who submitted black & white photographs taken within...

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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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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Drug Take Back Day

D-E-A National R-X take back, Saturday, October 20, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. with pills spilling out of an o

Keep prescription drugs out of the wrong hands. The next prescription drug take-back event is coming soon at the Coon Rapids Police Department. 

Dispose of leftover prescription drugs and unused or expired Epi-pens safely by bringing them to this ...


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