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Coon Rapids, Minnesota is located in Anoka County. Zip codes in Coon Rapids, MN include 55448, and 55433. The median home price in Coon Rapids is $175,000 which is roughly $148/per square foot. More Coon Rapids information.

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Monday | KSTP

Coon Rapids Fire Department Changes Response to Certain Calls

Earlier this year, an SUV driver collided with an ambulance near Buffalo. The driver died.


Wed Aug 20, 2014


Spending the Day on the Lake, In a Pirate Ship?

With shows like "Pimp My Ride" having a very successful history on TV, it seems that Minnesota lakes are producing television quality pontoons.


Sun Aug 17, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Minnesota state officials scramble to calm Ebola fears

As fear grips West Africa with an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus wreaking havoc in unprepared countries - Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leona and Nigeria - the Minnesota Department of Health is in a race to calm fears of a possible Ebola outbreak in the Twin Cities.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014


Coon Rapids mayor's race has Jerry Koch, Ron Manning

Jerry Koch, who represents Ward 4, as well as Ron Manning, the city's Ward 2 representative, advanced from a field of seven in Tuesday's primary.


Star Tribune

Anoka-Hennepin races to add space for all-day K

The district is making millions of dollars in additions and improvements this summer as it prepares for the arrival of all-day kindergarten in less than three weeks.



Man charged with vehicular homicide; police say his blood-alcohol level was .29

A Coon Rapids man with four times the legal limit of alcohol in his system killed a Brooklyn Center teenager by rear-ending his idling car at a stop light, prosecutors said Tuesday.


Mon Aug 11, 2014

Daily Mail

Heartbreak of U.S. mother who has lost two of her children to deadly ebola virus

Grief: Georgia Nah says she is struggling to come to terms with the deaths of two of her children from the Ebola virus An American mother has told of her heartbreak after losing two of her children to the Ebola virus in the space of less than three weeks.


Wed Aug 06, 2014

Daily Mail

Driver who posted smiley face with a picture of his totaled car that killed a teen is jailed

Michael J. Vanwagner, 24, of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, caused two crashes on July 22 along Hwy.


Mon Aug 04, 2014


Two-vehicle accident injures one in Olmsted County

The Minnesota State Patrol says 62-year-old Garry L. Dillon of Kenosha, WI was driving west on Interstate 90 when he collided with the rear of the westbound vehicle driven by 61-year-old Michael D. Schmidt of Coon Rapids, MN.


Sat Aug 02, 2014

Michael VanWagner DUI kills teen: Posts wreck photo on Facebook with joke, LOLs

Michael VanWagner of Coon Rapids, Minn., is accused of DUI and causing two vehicular collisions, the second of which resulted in the death of 16-year-old Jason McCarthy.



Ebola: Our kids will grow up not knowing their father - Victim's widow

Says they were expecting him in the US for daughters' birthdays Patrick Sawyer, 40, lived in Minnesota for a decade and was set to return to the U.S. to see his family in August.


Thu Jul 31, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Widow Of American Ebola Victim Speaks Out

Decontee Sawyer, wife of Liberian government official Patrick Sawyer, a U.S. citizen who died from Ebola after traveling from Liberia to Nigeria, cradles her 1-year-old daughter Bella at her home in Coon Rapids, Minn., Tuesday, July 29 .


City Pages

Man allegedly kills teen in drunken wreck, posts pic of totaled car with smiley face

Around 3 p.m. on July 24, Coon Rapids resident Mike VanWager was allegedly involved in two accidents in quick succession along Highway 252 in Brooklyn Park.


Daily Mail

Driver, Michael J. Vanwagner, who killed teen posts picture of his...

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No Charges Yet In Deadly Crash

No charges have been filed after a Brooklyn Center teen was killed by a suspected drunk driver last week.


Wed Jul 30, 2014


North Metro Sports Physicals

North Metro Pediatrics Clinic of Coon Rapids is offering sports physicals to students at Coon Rapids High School!! The purpose of this event is to provide access to a pre-participation exam, so that students can be active and participate in HS athletics.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

UK border staff on ebola red alert

Decontee Sawyer, the wife of Liberian government official Patrick Sawyer, a US citizen who died from ebola, cradles her one-year-old daughter Bella at her home in Coon Rapids, Minnesota Health professionals are being urged to keep vigilant for signs of the deadly ebola virus amid fears that it could spread to the UK.


In-depth Africa

My man, by wife of Ebola victim who died in Lagos

MORE facts emerged yesterday on the identity of the Ebola virus victim whose death last week in Lagos set off a chain of reactions.



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