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.
Sheriff: Luke Prescott And Clifton Garcia Charged For Allegedly Burglarizing Property And Sawing Down Tree In YardBoth are now in custody in the St. Louis County Jail.
Charges: Justin Whitehead Burglarized Apartment After Finding His Neighbor Dead InsideIf convicted, the maximum penalty for the crime is 10 years in prison and/or a $20,000 fine.
28 Coon Rapids Co-Workers To Split $1M Powerball JackpotA $1 million Powerball jackpot will be split between 28 Coon Rapids co-workers.
'It Was Just A Mistake': Family Devastated, Teen Killed By TrainA Twin Cities family mourns the loss of 13-year-old Chason J. Catchings Chivers Jr. who was killed Friday after being struck by a Northstar Line commuter train in Coon Rapids.
Police: Teen Struck, Killed By Train In Coon Rapids ID'dAuthorities in Anoka County have identified a 13-year-old boy who was killed Friday after being struck by a Northstar Line commuter train in Coon Rapids.
'A Lot Of Hearts Are Broken': Teen Struck, Killed By Train In Coon RapidsA teenager is dead after being stuck by a Northstar Line commuter train in Coon Rapids Friday night.
Boy, 2, Dies From Injuries Suffered In Coon Rapids CrashA Twin Cities family is grieving the loss of a 2-year-old boy after he died Wednesday from injuries suffered in a crash late last month.
'I Had To Do Something': Good Samaritan Revives Toddler After Head-On Crash With Suspected Drunk DriverFirst responders say a 2-year-old boy is alive thanks to a quick-thinking stranger.
Sheriff: Man Arrested After 4-Vehicle Crash That Critically Injured Toddler, Seriously Injured 2Anoka County officials say a man has been arrested and a woman and two children have been seriously injured in a four-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.
Charges: Woman Stole Credit Cards, Vehicle From Coon Rapids YMCAA 45-year-old woman is accused of stealing credit cards, cash and another person's vehicle from a Coon Rapids YMCA last month.