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Welcome to Columbia Heights, MN! Named an All-America City recipient in 2016, Columbia Heights prides itself in being a place where families can thrive. We have a small-town feel while still striving towards the goals of a big city.

A Personal Story About Human Trafficking in New Podcast Episode

Monte Fronk tells the story behind his presentation “Honoring Nada Fronk: A Native Father’s Experience with His Missing and Murdered Indigenous Daughter,” in Roll Call, Episode 12.&n...

Posted January 31, 2023

SnowBLAST Returns Feb 4

The Columbia Heights' SnowBLAST festival debuted in 2021 as part of the City’s 100th anniversary and returns for its third year this February in Huset Park.

Posted January 19, 2023

AARP Appointment Line Opens Jan 16

The AARP Appointment Line opens on Jan 16 with appointments being held on Thursdays from Feb 9-April 13.

Posted January 09, 2023

Roll Call Podcast: New Episodes

Two new episodes of the CHPD podcast Roll Call were released in December. Special guests included the outgoing County Attorney and Sheriff. 

Posted January 03, 2023

Refuse & Recycling Providers Change Jan 1

Walters and Haul Star collection services will take over for Waste Management starting Jan 1.

Posted December 29, 2022

Business of the Year Program Established

This fall, the Columbia Heights Economic Development Authority (EDA) approved a new Business of the Year nomination program.

Posted December 28, 2022

2022 Employee of the Year Is Jeff Hanson

Congratulations to the City's 2022 Employee of the Year, IT System Administrator Jeff Hanson!

Posted December 22, 2022

2023 City Wall Calendar Now Available At City Hall

The 12 featured images for the 2023 Art of Columbia Heights wall calendar have been selected and the calendar is now available to purchase at City Hall (590 40th Ave NE) for $10. 

Posted December 16, 2022

Holiday Light Map Now Online

Looking for a fun family activity this holiday season? Tour holiday lights in Columbia Heights and surrounding cities! A downloadable map is now available.

Posted December 08, 2022

New Waste Collection Services Start Jan 1

This October, the City Council chose not to renew the City’s contract with Waste Management and instead approved a joint contract with Walters Recycling & Refuse and Haulstar Sanitation.

Posted December 01, 2022

Holiday Train Returns Dec 13

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will be rolling through Columbia Heights for the first time since 2019 on Dec 13, 8 pm.

Posted November 30, 2022

2023 City Wall Calendar Now Available for Pre-Order

The 12 featured images have been selected and the calendar will be available in early December. 

Posted November 18, 2022


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