Welcome to Columbia heights


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.

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

2022 Holiday Light Map Sign-Up

Planning some impressive holiday decorations this year? Sign-up to have your address added to our 2022 North Suburban Holiday Light Map for families to drive around and enjoy this season.

Posted November 09, 2022

Local Artists: Wall Calendar Submission Deadline Is Nov 1

Art submissions for the City's 2023 wall calendar are being accepted through Nov 1. 

Posted October 25, 2022

Truck or Treat is Sat, Oct 29

Truck or Treat returns for its fifth year Sat, Oct 29, 1-4 pm, at Huset Park East! Kids and their parents can explore a variety of vehicles.

Posted October 24, 2022

New Bulk Recycling Pick Up Underway

College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving started collecting bulky items or rubbish including appliances and electronics as of Oct 17, 2022.

Posted October 18, 2022

Fire Prevention Open House Is Oct 15

The annual Fire Department Open House will be Oct 15, 11 am to 2 pm, at the Columbia Heights fire station, 825 41st Ave NE. The event is free and includes fun activities for the whole family!

Posted October 10, 2022

Communications Staff Garners Honors

The City garnered four awards from the Minnesota Association of Government Communicators (MAGC) 2022 Northern Lights contest.

Posted September 27, 2022

New Curbside Yard Waste Service Starts Sept 26

Curbside yard waste service will no longer require requests for a scheduled pick-up.

Posted September 26, 2022

Watch the General Election Mayor and Council Candidate Forum Online

Watch the League of Women Voters and Columbia Heights General Election City Council and Mayoral Meet the Candidates Forum online now.

Posted September 21, 2022

Movie in the Park Postponed to Sept 30

Due to potential rain on Fri, Sept 23, Movie in the Park is being rescheduled to Fri, Sept 30, at 7:15 pm.

Posted September 14, 2022


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