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  1. Photo of Anoka County Judge Tammi Fredrickson

    CTN Community Update for 6/7/19

    On this week's program... honoring judge Tammi Fredrickson, who died this week following a long battle with cancer. Read more...
  2. Former mayor Tim Howe drawing addresses for Front Door grant program

    CTN Community Update for 5/31/19

    On this week's program... a drawing is held for grant money for a new housing improvement program. Read more...
  3. Children playing and water spraying in the sunshine at the splash pad at Boulevard Plaza

    Splash Pad Season is Here!

    Come enjoy water fun for all ages at Boulevard Plaza, opening Memorial Day Weekend! Read on...
  4. Interior of Remodeled Home

    CTN Community Update for 5/24/19

    On this week's program... we check out several homes remodeled as part of the Home For Generations II program. Read more...
  5. A splash of clear, blue water and the words, Coon Rapids Drinking Water.

    Drinking Water Report

    The results are in from the 2018 City of Coon Rapids Consumer Confidence Water Report. Read on...
  6. Coon Rapids Arts Commission 2019 Photo Contest logo with camera icon

    Enter the 2019 Photo Contest

    Calling all amateur photographers... Get ready to participate in the Coon Rapids Arts Commission 2019 Photo contest! Read more...
  7. Officers standing outside during police week ceremony

    CTN Community Update for 5/17/19

    On this week's program... fallen officers are remembered at a special ceremony during National Police Week. Read more...
  8. CTN Update Generic

    CTN Community Update for 5/10/19

    On this week's program... the fire department has a new tool on its rescue trucks that could save lives. Read more...
  9. Firestoppers

    CTN Community Update for 5/3/19

    On this week's program... the fire department is helping make apartments safer in Coon Rapids. Read more...
  10. PublicWorksOpenHouse_News

    Public Works Open House Event

    Fun for the whole family! Free event! Read more...
  11. Home Remodeling Tour 2019

    Coon Rapids Home Remodeling Tour

    Tour six beautiful homes in Coon Rapids that were recently remodeled with funding from the Home for Generations II program. Read on...
  12. Ice Fantasy Show

    CTN Community Update for 4/26/19

    On this week's program... the Ice Fantasy Show marks its 30th anniversary! Read more...
  13. CTN Community Update for 4/19/19

    On this week's program... improvements to Coon Rapids Boulevard and more. Read more...
  14. Lions Coon Creek Park

    CTN Community Update for 4/12/19

    On this week's program... more on the closure of Lions Coon Creek Park for a big reconstruction project. Read more...
  15. Rabies Clinic Change

    Rabies Clinic Moves to Pet Fair

    The City of Coon Rapids will no longer hold the annual Rabies Clinic in May. Instead it will be held during the Pet Fair. Read on...
  16. CRPD Community Police Academy

    CTN Community Update for 4/5/19

    On this week's program... the CRPD hosts a Community Police Academy. Read more...
  17. CTN Update Generic

    CTN Community Update for 3/29/19

    On this week's program... the debate over the process for hiring a new Anoka County administrator. Read more...
  18. Storm Drain

    CTN Community Update for 3/15/19

    On this week's program... city crews spent much of the week clearing storm drains around Coon Rapids. Read more...
  19. Road Closed Ahead sign

    NOTICE: Hanson Boulevard Closure

    A portion of Hanson Boulevard closes Monday, March 4, 2019 in both directions between 106th Avenue and 108th Lane NW. While closed, crews will construct a bridge over the railroad tracks and underpasses for pedestrians and vehicles. Read on...
  20. Polar Plunge

    CTN Community Update for 3/1/19

    On this week's program... hundreds jump into the icy waters of Crooked Lake for the annual Polar Plunge! Read more...
  21. Fat Tire Biking

    CTN Community Update for 2/15/19

    On this week's program... learn more about fat tire biking introduced at Anoka County Parks. Read more...
  22. Lions Coon Creek Park Rendering

    CTN Community Update for 2/8/19

    On this week's program... the city goes out for bids for the redevelopment of Lions Coon Creek Park. Read more...
  23. Building renderings

    Port Evergreen Apartment Project

    St. Paul-based Real Estate Equities proposes a 184-unit workforce apartment project near 94th Avenue and Springbrook Drive. Read more...
  24. Community Wellness Day

    CTN Community Update for 2/1/19

    On this week's program... we check out the annual Community Wellness Day which was hosted by Coon Rapids Middle School this year. Read more...
  25. Donut Boy

    CTN Community Update for 1/25/19

    On this week's program... the 'Donut Boy' makes a stop at the Coon Rapids Police Department! Read more...
  26. Community Sustainability Partnership

    CTN Community Update for 1/18/19

    On this week's program... the city launches a new program to recognize local businesses for "going green." Read more...
  27. Melissa Hortman

    CTN Community Update for 1/11/19

    On this week's program... a local lawmaker takes over the House Speaker role at the State Capitol. Read more...
  28. Community Sustainable Partnership

    Community Sustainability Partnership Recognition Program

    Calling all green businesses! The City and the Coon Rapids Sustainability Commission have launched a new program to recognize companies that support green, sustainable and healthy practices. Read on...
  29. Port Riverwalk proposed designs

    Port Riverwalk Housing Development Update

    The new Port Riverwalk housing development and street improvement plan will begin in 2019. Read more...
  30. Share Your Talents

    Share Your Talents

    Have you ever thought about sharing your skills with others? Your talents in nature, crafts, fitness or other leisure activity could make you a great partner for the City of Coon Rapids Recreation Department. Read on...
  31. Family Skate Night

    Family Skate Night

    Get out on the ice with your entire family! Two family skate nights are planned at Sand Creek Park in January and February. Read on...
  32. Skate to SuperPowers

    Skate to Superpowers Public Skating Event

    January is National Skating Month! Come out for a special public skating event January 6. Read on...
  33. Senior Lock Box Program

    New Lock Box Program

    The Coon Rapids Fire Department has lock boxes available for seniors and other at-risk residents that allow first responders to gain quick access to a residence in an emergency. Read on...
  34. North Suburban Home Improvement Show

    North Suburban Home Show

    Meet with more than 100 industry professionals in roofing, siding, windows, landscaping, home energy and more at the 2019 North Suburban Home Improvement Show. Read on...
  35. Sand Creek Makeover

    Update: Sand Creek Habitat "Makeover"

    A half-mile stretch of Sand Creek in Coon Rapids will get a third and final phase of restoration work this spring. Native plantings and additional buckthorn control will take place. Read on...
  36. Join the Historical Commission

    Join a Commission!

    Get a front row seat to the rich history of our community! Openings are available on the Coon Rapids Historical Commission and other commissions! Read on...
  37. 2018 Holiday Lights

    Announcing the 2018 Holiday Lighting Contest Winners

    The Coon Rapids Arts Commission has chosen the winners of the 2018 Holiday Lighting Contest. Read more...
  38. Library e-reader app

    CTN Community Update for 12/21/18

    On this week's program... the Anoka County Library's e-reader app gets a makeover. Read more...
  39. Holiday in Lights

    CTN Community Update for 12/14/18

    On this week's program... the Anoka County Fairgrounds is decked out in lights for the holiday season. Read more...
  40. Out in the Cold 4 Youth

    CTN Community Update for 12/7/18

    On this week's program... the unique way a local group is raising money for homeless youth. Read more...
  41. Margaret Tjosvold

    CTN Community Update for 11/30/18

    On this week's program... remembering a local businesswoman and humanitarian who's died. More on the life of Margaret Tjosvold. Read more...
  42. CTN Update Generic

    CTN Community Update for 11/16/18

    Watch CTN Community Update, your weekly source for local information related to the Coon Rapids community. Read more...
  43. Stroke Survivor

    CTN Community Update for 11/9/18

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  44. CTN Update Generic

    CTN Community Update for 11/2/18

    Watch CTN Community Update, your weekly source for local information related to the Coon Rapids community. Read more...
  45. Budget in Brief

    2019 Budget-in-Brief

    NEW in 2019: Read the Citizens Budget-in-Brief to understand the City's budget goals for next year. Read more...
  46. Road Closed Ahead sign

    East River Boulevard Ramp CLOSED

    A short ramp from East River Boulevard to East River Road is permanently closed. Read more...
  47. Port Riverwalk

    CTN Community Update for 10/26/18

    Watch CTN Community Update, your weekly source for local information related to the Coon Rapids community. Read more...
  48. Fire Station Open House

    CTN Community Update for 10/19/18

    Watch CTN Community Update, your weekly source for local information related to the Coon Rapids community. Read more...
  49. Hanson Road Closure

    CTN Community Update for 10/12/18

    Watch CTN Community Update, your weekly source for local information related to the Coon Rapids community. Read more...
  50. Clogged drain

    Help us Keep the Drains Clean

    Team up with the City to keep catch basins free and clear of leaves, grass and debris. Read more...
  51. Port Riverwalk proposed designs

    Port Riverwalk Open House October 24

    Learn about the new Port Riverwalk housing development and street improvement plan at an upcoming open house event. Read more...
  52. CTN Update Generic

    CTN Community Update for 10/5/18

    Watch CTN Community Update, your weekly source for local information related to the Coon Rapids community. Read more...
  53. Senior Bazaar

    Bazaar at the Senior Center

    Shop tables of goodies and benefit local charities at the same time. The bazaar is coming soon! Read more...
  54. Fire Station Open House

    Fire Station Open House

    Come learn about fire prevention and take a tour at all three fire stations. Read on...
  55. Construction to Begin on Riverdale Station Apartments

    Construction will soon begin on a new apartment project adjacent to the Northstar Commuter Rail Station. Read on...
  56. School Boundaries

    CTN Community Update for 9/28/18

    Watch CTN Community Update, your weekly source for local information related to the Coon Rapids community. Read more...
  57. Community Watch Team

    Coon Rapids Police Launch New Community Watch Team

    Join the new Community Watch Team, which aims to bring neighbors together with police and track the location of personal home security or doorbell cameras. The steps just might help solve crimes. Read more...
  58. Community Watch Team

    CTN Community Update for 9/21/18

    Watch CTN Community Update, your weekly source for local information related to the Coon Rapids community. Read more...
  59. Snowed In

    "Snowed In" - A Holiday Celebration of Song

    Hum along to your favorite tunes from "White Christmas" to "Santa Baby" at this dinner theatre experience. December 21-30 at Bunker Hills Event Center. Read on...
  60. snowplowing

    Winter Parking Rules and Snowplow Hotline

    Winter parking rules begin November 1. Learn the regulations for the winter season. Read more...
  61. Hanson Construction

    Hanson Overpass Work Underway

    Work on the Hanson Boulevard railroad overpass has been in full gear this summer. Read more about what's happening for fall and winter. Read more..
  62. Park Improvements

    Park and Trail Improvements

    Changes are afoot! From new picnic shelters and fishing piers, to improved trails and sidewalks, learn more about the many improvements underway in Coon Rapids parks. Read more...
  63. Police

    2017 Crime Rates for Coon Rapids

    According to data from the 2017 Uniform Crime Report, crime statistics in the city went up slightly in a few areas as compared to 2016, but rates are still lower overall than historical averages. Read more...
  64. Zero Waste

    Civic Center Zero Waste Program

    A new initiative at the Coon Rapids Civic Center makes a commitment to reduce waste. The goal is to be a "Zero Waste Facility" to help reduce greenhouse gases. Read more...
  65. Sand Creek

    Sand Creek gets Habitat "Makeover"

    This fall, a stretch of Sand Creek in Coon Rapids will begin getting a restoration "makeover” to improve water quality and habitat for aquatic life. Read more...
  66. Pet Fair

    Love My Pet Fair

    Bring your pet to the Coon Rapids Love My Pet Fair and participate in a pet parade, costume contest and more fun events! Read more...
  67. City Budget

    2019 Proposed City Budget

    The City Council discussed the preliminary budget for 2019 at the September 4 City Council meeting. Final approval of the budget and levy will take place after a public meeting held in December. Read on...
  68. Centerview Elementary

    CTN Community Update for 9/7/18

    Watch CTN Community Update, your weekly source for local information related to the Coon Rapids community. Read more...
  69. Honda and Nissan

    New Construction at Highway 10 and Hanson

    Two new car dealerships will be built near the northwest corner of Highway 10 and Hanson Boulevard. Read more...
  70. Port Riverwalk Townhome Floorplan

    New Housing Development

    Centra Homes plans to construct 145 one-level and two-level detached townhomes in the Port Riverwalk area next year. It's in the southern portion of the city near Coon Rapids Boulevard and Avocet Street. Read more...
  71. Main Street Repair Work Starting After Labor Day

    Permanent repair work is set to begin next week on the land bridge over Coon Creek on Main Street. Read more...
  72. School Construction

    CTN Community Update for 8/31/18

    Watch CTN Community Update, your weekly source for local information related to the Coon Rapids community. Read more...
  73. Hockey Camp

    CTN Community Update for 8/24/18

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  74. Fix-it Stations

    CTN Community Update for 8/17/18

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