“Exhausted roosters” and “pooped pullets” gathered at the Coon Rapids American Legion Saturday to remember the first Coon Rapids Snowflake Days 50 years ago and reminisce about the Coon Rapids Jaycees and Mrs. Jaycees, who launched the annual winter celebration in 1964.
Shoveling the driveway ranks pretty low on most kids’ list of winter time activities. But for the seven Kleven children, that task supplied hundreds of pounds of material needed to create an award-winning snow sculpture.
More than 1,000 tickets were sold for the all-you-can-eat waffle breakfast hosted by the Coon Rapids North Star Lions Club at the Coon Rapids VFW Sunday morning.
Two well-known Twin Cities musicians will present an acoustic concert as part of the 50th anniversary of Coon Rapids Snowflake Days.
A Coon Rapids history trivia contest is part of the 50th anniversary of Coon Rapids Snowflake Days.
The 32 spots available in the third annual Coon Rapids Snowflake Days Mayors Cup were filled a week before the deadline.
Coon Rapids Snowflake Days celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, starting Thursday, Jan. 23 and running through Sunday, Feb. 16. Following is a list of events that have been planned. • Thursday, Jan. 23 to Sunday, Feb. 16, ice bar at Harvest Grill/Bunker Hills Golf Course. • Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 23-25, Mayor’s Cup [...]