Posted on: January 22, 2021
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...Read more...
Posted on: January 15, 2021
The City is asking people to stay off the skating rinks Friday, January 15 at Thorpe, Riverview, Wintercrest, and Sand Creek parks, to allow the flooded rinks to freeze, helping us maintain the ice we have (the warmer temps and rain have been hard on ice ...Read more...
Posted on: December 23, 2020
Business & Nonprofit Relief Grants Available - Apply Now!
Anoka County was allocated just under $7 million from the state to issue grants to qualifying businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. Organizations applying for this funding must meet se...Read more...
Posted on: January 11, 2021
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...Read more...
Posted on: January 11, 2021
The City of Coon Rapids is bringing back its popular curb appeal program for a third year. The Front Door Grant Program provides grant money for exterior enhancements made to homes. The program first launched in 2019 and after an overwhelming response in ...Read more...
Posted on: January 18, 2021
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...Read more...
Posted on: January 21, 2021
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. ...Read on...
Read the Budget in Brief Here
Posted on: December 31, 2020
Outdoor skating rinks at four city parks are now open!
Outdoor ice rinks can be found at:
The parks have portable ...Read more...
Posted on: December 31, 2020
As you make your New Year's plans, keep in mind the City and our local Chambers of Commerce have lists available to help you remember where to find fantastic Coon Rapids restaurants! #ShopLocalCR
! Local businesses greatly appreciate the support!&...
Posted on: December 17, 2020
Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Holiday Lighting Contest sponsored by the Coon Rapids Arts Commission! 34 entries were received in all. Judging occurred December 10-13 and entrants were selected on the basis of visual appeal, uniqueness, variet...Read more...
Posted on: December 8, 2020
Enjoy some extra holiday cheer in Coon Rapids to round out 2020! The public is invited to drive around the city in a self-guided tour, seeing entries in the 2020 Holiday Lighting Contest.
15 entries are in the "motion" category and 19 entries are...Read more...
Posted on: September 25, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: October 16, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: October 1, 2020
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...Read more...
Posted on: September 3, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: March 19, 2020
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.
Anoka County Business & Nonprofit Relief Grant ProgramA...Read more...
Posted on: July 8, 2020
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...
Posted on: June 15, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: June 11, 2020
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...Read more...
Posted on: May 27, 2020
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: February 24, 2020
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: February 10, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: February 3, 2020
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....Read on...
Posted on: December 6, 2019
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...Read more...
Posted on: November 7, 2019
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....Read more...
Posted on: July 18, 2019
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...Read More