Thanks to a new state law, the Coon Rapids Fire Department now carries the antidote to opiate overdoses in its rescue vehicles when it responds to medical calls in the city.
A three-day “Fill the Boot” campaign by the Coon Rapids Fire Department raised more than $20,000 for the Muscular Dystophy Association.
Members of the Coon Rapids Fire Department, Local 1935, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), will celebrate their 60-year partnership and kick off the firefighters’ annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the Coon Rapids area.
Coon Rapids Police Chief Brad Wise has issued a chili champion challenge and declared a cook-off contest May 18 at the Coon Rapids VFW.
Those committed to protect and serve took their oaths to the ice when the Coon Rapids Police and Fire Guns & Hoses hockey team faced off against the Legacy Christian Academy Lions at Coon Rapids Ice Center April 19.
Inattentive driving caused a head-on crash in Coon Rapids Tuesday afternoon, March 25, according to police reports.