Coon Rapids tennis was eager to get the new season under way, coming off last season’s success combined with veteran returners and newcomers to the top team.
The girls opened the 2014 season with a 2-1 record as host of the Cardinals Invite on the Bob Pivec Courts August 16.
A man has had his felony burglary conviction in Anoka County District Court for an incident in Coon Rapids reversed by the Minnesota Court of Appeals and remanded for a new trial.
Any lingering doubts that the annual Coon Rapids Fourth of July celebration will permanently move from Sand Creek Park to the new Boulevard Park off Coon Rapids Boulevard were put to rest at a Coon Rapids City Council work session Aug. 4.
Andover Third-year coach Eric Bertram added former Anoka standout and Gustavus Adolphus tennis player Grant Leisner to the coaching ranks of a team coming off an 8-2 record in the Northwest Suburban Conference, 15-7 overall. The team lost to Princeton in the second round of sections, but qualified the doubles team of seniors Amanda Holstad [...]
Free tickets are available for the annual Coon Rapids St. Paul Saints Day, which will take place at the Saints’ baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27 against Winnipeg.
Playground equipment at a Coon Rapids park has been donated to a nonprofit organization.