A three-day “Fill the Boot” campaign by the Coon Rapids Fire Department raised more than $20,000 for the Muscular Dystophy Association.
Paul Perez was more than a lifelong member of the athletic community in Coon Rapids.
Perez, 59, was heavily involved in the Coon Rapids Athletic Association and Coon Rapids National Little League as coach, official and administrator for more than four decades. He died as a result of diabetes complications June 30.
A Coon Rapids woman was one of three north metro residents and one ministry awarded for their efforts in helping their respective communities flourish and become more connected.
A 31-year-old Ham Lake man was convicted of misdemeanor domestic assault and child endangerment, a gross misdemeanor, in Anoka County District Court June 16.
A church will move into the former Anoka-Hennepin School District 11 administrative offices on Hanson Boulevard, Coon Rapids.
When the world went to war, life for Americans living, working and raising families in the United States was forever changed. The Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor shattered families’ plans, sent patriots racing to the front lines and meant young men suddenly carried the weight of the nation’s freedoms on their shoulders.