Coon Rapids Police Department’s newest K-9 team was introduced to the community at the July 1 Coon Rapids City Council meeting when donors in the fundraising effort that made the purchase and training of the dog possible were recognized and thanked.
Capt. Cary Parks, Coon Rapids Police’s longest serving officer, has retired after more than 31 years with the department.
A challenge involving seven Coon Rapids organizations to determine who makes the best chili in town contributed more than $1,000 toward the fundraising campaign for Coon Rapids Police Department’s new K9, Billy.
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.