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  1. Anoka-Hennepin set to OK varsity play for junior high athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... Young athletes of both genders can be approved to compete for Andover, Anoka, Blaine , Champlin Park and Coon Rapids in cross-country, Nordic skiing, swimming and diving and track and field. In addition, females can be approved for golf, gymnastics, ...

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  2. Briefs: Anoka County Historical Society dinner marks anniversary for WCCO towerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    The Anoka County Historical Society will celebrate the 90th anniversary of WCCO-AM Radio, which has its tower and transmits its signal from Coon Rapids.

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  3. 2 St. Cloud residents injured in collision east of Brainerd2 St....Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | St. Cloud Times

    ... north on U.S. Highway 169, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. A vehicle driven by Lenora Wellman, 46, of Coon Rapids turned from Crow Wing County Road 130 on to southbound Highway 169, according to the patrol. Matthew Hanninen, 22, of Champlin ...

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  4. Ramsey police officers who fatally shot man who drew gun ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | TwinCities

    ... Both officers fired, striking the man an unspecified number of times. He was taken to Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not yet been released by authorities. The day care facility was on lockdown for 30 ...

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  5. Anoka County man charged in samurai sword attack on teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | TwinCities

    ... e out with the sword early Tuesday. They say he smashed and stabbed through a car window, injuring a 17-year-old Coon Rapids boy.

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  6. Allianz Life Donates Record-Setting $185,000 to Alzheimer's Association MN-NDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Business Wire

    ... Life employees and vendor partners participated in the tournament, which was held at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids, Minn. Donations were raised through the golf outing, employee and vendor donations, raffle ticket sales, and an online ...

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  7. Coon Rapids Fire Department Changes Response to Certain CallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | KSTP

    ... Andover, Blaine, Spring Lake Park and Mounds View. Even ambulance companies like Allina have new policies. Coon Rapids firefighters respond to roughly 5,000 calls a year. However, not every one of them turns out to be an emergency. The Coon Rapids ...

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  8. Heart group: E-cigarettes need tighter control but may be a 'last resort' to help smokers quitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Star Tribune

    In this June 29, 2013 photo, Alan Scott, of Anoka, Minn., tries out his e cigarette after it had been repaired at the E Cig Crib in Coon Rapids, Minn.

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  9. Spending the Day on the Lake, In a Pirate Ship?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | KOOL 108

    ... these floating party boats are now becoming the latest method of transportation to become customizable, and one Coon Rapids man has taken the title for "Coolest Pontoon". Robert McCluskey takes his fully customized pirate ship inspired pontoon out ...

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  10. Former Coon Rapids swim standout brings swimming lessons to 2,000 Nepali childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | TwinCities

    ... and speaks with an eloquent charisma. "Originally, I was very for-profit focused," said McCarthy, who is from Coon Rapids, Minn. "I wanted to start a huge swim school, make a lot of money." When he discovered social entrepreneurship, though, he was ...

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  11. Minnesota state officials scramble to calm Ebola fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Twin Cities Daily Planet

    ... in the community heightened when the late Patrick Sawyer, a 40-year-old Liberia government consultant from Coon Rapids in MN, died of Ebola in Nigeria on July 25. The Ebola outbreak has killed about 961 people from a reported 1,779 cases according ... 1 comment

  12. Kennedy: Stayin' alive in Coon Rapids, MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    This is the unlikely story of how a viral YouTube video made in Chattanooga by firefighters in training last summer may have saved a guy's life a thousand miles away.

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  13. Coon Rapids mayor's race has Jerry Koch, Ron ManningRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | TwinCities

    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.

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  14. Man charged with vehicular homicide; police say his blood-alcohol level was .29Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | TwinCities

    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.

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  15. Anoka-Hennepin races to add space for all-day KRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Star Tribune

    ... principal Paul Anderson gave a tour of the 12,000-square-foot addition and renovations to the school in Coon Rapids. Step into Sand Creek Elementary School in Coon Rapids and you'll see hallways curving into the building to the left and right - part ...

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  16. Heartbreak of U.S. mother who has lost two of her children to deadly ebola virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Daily Mail

    ... her children's death. Mr Sawyer, who worked for the Liberian Finance Ministry, was planning to return home to Coon Rapids, Minnesota, for two of his daughters' birthdays in August, fell ill on a flight from Liberia in West Africa. Ms Nyennetue has ...

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  17. MN: Sherburne Leaders to Discuss Drop in Northstar RidersRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Mass Transit

    ... ridership. Counties also are working with the station cities, which include Big Lake, Elk River, Ramsey, Anoka, Coon Rapids and Fridley, to promote development oriented to transit, he wrote. Sherburne County is asking the Met Council to take a more ...

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  18. Sherburne leaders to discuss drop in Northstar ridersSherburne...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | St. Cloud Times

    ... ridership. Counties also are working with the station cities, which include Big Lake, Elk River, Ramsey, Anoka, Coon Rapids and Fridley, to promote development oriented to transit, he wrote. Sherburne County is asking the Met Council to take a more ...

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  19. Minnesota officials in Ebola awareness pushMinnesota officials in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | St. Cloud Times

    ... by the African outbreak. A 40-year-old Minnesota man who was a Liberian government official, Patrick Sawyer of Coon Rapids, died of Ebola on July 25 while flying from Liberia to Nigeria. As of Wednesday, at least 932 people in four West Africa ...

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  20. Driver who posted smiley face with a picture of his totaled car that killed a teen is jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Daily Mail

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

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