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Final trivia answer, winner revealed

Patti Carlson was the winner of the week 49 trivia contest to mark Coon Rapids’ 50th anniversary as a city. She correctly answered the question, “Who was the first Coon Rapids fire chief?” The answer is Harold Bartholow.

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First doctor in Coon Rapids

Coon Rapids’ first doctor, Dr. Matt Plasha died Aug. 7, 1974 after a two-year battle with cancer. He was 56 years old.

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Final question in year-long trivia contest

The year-long trivia contest to mark Coon Rapids’ 50th anniversary comes to an end this week with the 50th and final question.

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Contest’s last but one week

It’s the last but one week of the year-long trivia contest to mark Coon Rapids’ 50th anniversary as a city.

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City history trivia contest is in week 48

The year-long trivia contest to mark Coon Rapids’ 50th anniversary as a city is in its 48th week.

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Trivia contest in 47th week

It’s week 47 of the year-long trivia contest to mark Coon Rapids’ 50th anniversary as a city.

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Band earns honors

Coon Rapids High School Marching Band took an eight-day trip to Wyoming and Colorado in late July 1972. Members of the Coon Rapids High School Marching Band enjoy free hamburgers, french fries and cokes at the Circus Wagon Restaurant after … Continue reading

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Trivia contest reaches 46th week mark

The year-long trivia contest to mark Coon Rapids’ 50th anniversary as a city is in its 46th week.

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City’s history trivia contest is in week 45

It’s week 45 of the year-long trivia contest to mark Coon Rapids’ 50th anniversary as a city.

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It’s week 44 of city’s history trivia contest

The year-long trivia contest to mark Coon Rapids’ 50th anniversary as a city is in its 44th week.

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