The fourth-annual Justin’s Gift LGBTQ Youth Pride event – a celebration of students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, two-spirited, and their ally friends – takes place 4:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park (Pavillions 1 and 3), 9750 Egret Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids.
Controlled archery deer hunts will take place at three Anoka County regional parks next fall.
On a recommendation of its Parks and Community Services Committee, the Anoka County Board June 10 adopted resolutions for the issuance of hunting permits at Bunker Hills Regional Park, Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park and Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Regional Park as part of the county’s deer management program.
Work continues on the Coon Rapids Dam rehabilitation project, despite the onset of winter.
The city of Coon Rapids and Anoka County are working together to create a public safety boat launch below the Coon Rapids Dam.
A contract has been awarded by the Anoka County Board for a project to repair an eroded slope which has closed the Mississippi River Regional Trail in Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.