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  1. Blaine takes up proposal for backyard chickensRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... residents to send supportive letters to the council. The Kish-Bailey family moved to Blaine three years ago from Coon Rapids, where they illegally raised Charlotte, Big Red and Twilight. "We loved raising our chickens; they were easy to hide in Coon ...

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  2. Goony Golf owner putting Spring Lake Park course up forRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | TwinCities

    ... because its popularity waned when bigger ones were built, including one at the nearby Bunker Beach water park in Coon Rapids. Bryan Flemming of St. Michael, Minn., noticed the "For Sale" sign during a visit this week with his wife, Donna. "We assume ...

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  3. Run River Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | KOOL 108

    The second annual Rum River Music Fest is August 8th at Boulevard Park at Coon Rapids ice center in Coon Rapids.

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  4. One year after Patrick Sawyer introduced Ebola to NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Vanguard

    It is exactly a year that Patrick Oliver Sawyer , a deceased Liberian-American lawyer introduced the deadly Ebola Virus disease into Nigeria during the West African Ebola epidemic. Sawyer who was a naturalized U.S. citizen lived in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, was 40 at the time of his death.

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  5. Retired Ramsey County investigator charged with pawning crime evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Star Tribune

    ... inconsistencies with how he handled evidence. According to the complaint: Rudenick recovered stolen jewelry at a Coon Rapids pawnshop in July 2012. Three pieces of gold jewelry were pawned again in February 2015 in Duluth. A Ramsey County sheriff's ...

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  6. Chad Nelson accused of gunning a man down over a poker gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | City Pages

    The two were playing poker in a tournament last Thursday at Willy's Bar in Coon Rapids when McCall's uncle accused Nelson of cheating. Nelson vehemently denied it.

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  7. Ramsey man charged in fatal bar shooting over poker gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Valley News Live

    COON RAPIDS, Minn. - A Ramsey man accused of cheating during a poker game is now charged with murder, after authorities say he became angry with the accusation and shot a man in the chest before driving away.

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  8. North news briefs: More farmers markets start up for the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Star Tribune

    Champlin: Wednesdays, starting today , from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ice Forum parking lot, 120th Avenue N. and Hwy. 169. Coon Rapids: Wednesdays , from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Ice Arena, 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd. Anoka: Thursdays , from 2-5 p.m. at Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, 420 E. Main St. Aquatore Park will be the setting for an evening of family-friendly activities from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14. The event, which is free, will include kids' carnival games, a vehicle fair and inflatables.

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  9. Coon Rapids Dam walkway reopens, long-range park planning commencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Star Tribune

    Pedestrians checked out the reopened Coon Rapids Dam viewing areas. Work to shore up the dam and install barriers to invasive carp is 95 percent done.

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  10. Ramsey man charged with murder in Coon Rapids bar shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | TwinCities

    A Ramsey man was charged Monday in connection with the fatal shooting of a man last week outside a Coon Rapids bar. Chad Nicholas Nelson, 43, was charged in Anoka County with murder by drive-by shooting and intentional second-degree murder.

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  11. Man charged in shooting death outside Coon Rapids barRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Star Tribune

    A 44-year-old Ramsey man was charged Monday in Anoka County District Court with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a 29-year-old Fridley man outside a Coon Rapids bar last week. Chad N. Nelson is accused of fatally shooting Rayontra R. McCall early Thursday in the parking lot of Willy's Bar, 2501 Coon Rapids Blvd., in a dispute over a card game.

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  12. Ramsey Man Charged In Fatal Coon Rapids Bar ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | CBS Local

    ... groups in the country. Click here to get the [] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - A Ramsey man has been charged in the fatal Coon Rapids bar shooting last Thursday, the Anoka County Attorney's Office announced Tuesday. On Monday, Chad Nicholas Nelson, 43, was ...

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  13. Senator Aplikowski?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Residual Forces

    ... rict 35 to make sure it works for my family and also benefits the people of Andover, Anoka, Ramsey, and northern Coon Rapids. If you would like to share your thoughts, you can reach me at 612-916-3232 or aaa@andyaplikowski.com

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  14. Poker Dispute Leads to Deadly Shooting Outside Coon Rapids, MN BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Valley News Live

    A suspect is in custody following a fatal shooting outside a Coon Rapids bar early Thursday morning. Police say a poker dispute led to the shooting.

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  15. 1 Arrested In Coon Rapids Bar Shooting That Left 1 DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | CBS Local

    ... of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [...] COON RAPIDS, Minn. (WCCO) - Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a Coon Rapids shooting that left one man dead early Thursday ...

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  16. Unity and Mercy hospitals to merge birth services for new, larger Mother Baby centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Star Tribune

    In 2005, Unity Hospital obstetrician Lynn Rydberg, right, checked the vitals of newborn during an exam. On Tuesday, Allina Health said it will phase out obstetrics at Unity in order to open an expanded Mother Baby Center at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.

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  17. North news briefs: Coon Rapids Dam walkway is reopeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Star Tribune

    The walkway at the Coon Rapids Dam is scheduled to reopen at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, after being closed since 2013 while major work was done on the dam. The walkway crosses the Mississippi River and connects the Anoka County side of Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park with the Hennepin County side .

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  18. Coon Rapids moves July 4th fest to bigger site with twice the parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Star Tribune

    Coon Rapids' annual July 4th bash is moving to a new location this year, and organizers are promising double the parking, more space to mingle and a bigger and more colorful fireworks display. The three-day, Thursday-Saturday civic celebration featuring live music, midway rides and games, a beanbag tournament and fireworks on the Fourth will now take place on the grounds of the Coon Rapids Ice Center at 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd. The former site - Sand Creek Park - is undergoing a multimillion-dollar remodel this summer, necessitating the move.

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  19. Allina to consolidate birth centers in Fridley and Coon RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Business Journal

    Allina Health will consolidate its birth center operations at Unity and Mercy hospitals into a $30 million facility opening next month. Minneapolis-based Allina is shifting services offered at Unity Hospital in Fridley to the Mother Baby Center at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.

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  20. Great ExpectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Patch.com

    ... Foundation, I recently had a hard hat tour at The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children's . If you live in Coon Rapids and drive past Mercy Hospital often, you've seen its own gestation of metal beams and grey cement, crowned with sapphire ...

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