Debate Arises Anew Over Whether To Change The Name Of Coon RapidsIn the 1800s, Coon Rapids was known as a place where land owners would hunt raccoons. Historians assume that is where where the city's name derives from.
Police In Coon Rapids Rescue Driver From Icy Holding PondPolice believe she was under the influence, and while they say this story had a fortunate ending, they say the important message is to not get behind the wheel while impaired.
Vaughn Coklas Charged With Fatally Shooting Teen In Coon Rapids Parking LotA 19-year-old man is facing murder charges for fatally shooting another teenager Monday in the parking lot of a north metro Cub Foods.
Police: Man Shot Dead In Parking Lot Of Coon Rapids Cub Foods, Suspect ArrestedCoon Rapids police say a suspect is in custody and a man is dead after a shooting outside of a Cub Foods store late Monday afternoon.
Woman Dies, Girl Hurt In Apparent Hit-And-Run In Coon RapidsThe incident happened at about 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Egret Boulevard Northwest and Wintergreen Street Northwest.
Charges: Mantu Craven Shot Woman Who Refused To Have Sex For $40A 41-year-old Brooklyn Center man is charged with attempted murder after police say he shot a woman after she refused to have sex with him for $40.
Coon Rapids Offers Help To Small Businesses Hit By COVID-19 LossesSmall businesses struggling to survive can now receive grants from the Coon Rapids Business Relief Grant Program. The money is part of the $1.6 million the city received from the Federal CARES Act.
Honeywell To Close Coon Rapid Plant In August; Dozens Of Jobs To Be EliminatedThe Coon Rapids plant employed 212, but the company says some employees have retired, transferred or found other jobs since it told them of the plans to close last year.
New Socially-Minded App Offers Help To Keep Runners MotivatedThe app gives you unlimited access to live running classes and virtual races, and the ability to compete with runners anywhere in the world in real time.
Sheriff: Small Plane Crashes 'Upside Down' On Coon Lake, 72-Year-Old Pilot Rescued By Good SamaritanAuthorities say Paul Erwin Youngquist of Coon Rapids was flying the Cessna 180,  which had been outfitted with floats.
Coronavirus Impact: Bunker Beach Water Park Closes For Season, Board Commissioner Calls It ‘Tough Decision’The Anoka County Board of Commissioners has voted to close Bunker Beach Water Park for the 2020 season due to public safety concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.