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.

Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Received

The City of Columbia Heights received a $200,000 grant from the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) program for the development of a citywide safety action plan.

Posted March 15, 2023

Hwy 47 and 65 Planning Study Meetings

MnDOT will host three planning meetings for University and Central Avenues (Hwy 47 and Hwy 65) in the next few weeks (3/16, 3/21, & 3/23).

Posted March 09, 2023

City Wins Adopt-A-Drain Challenge!

Congratulations to Columbia Heights and its residents on winning the 2022 Community Adopt-a-Drain Challenge. This is the second-straight award for the City.

Posted March 02, 2023

Arbor Day Tree Sale Begins March 1

In celebration of Arbor Day in April, the City will again be selling trees at a discounted rate for its residents. Columbia Heights residents will be limited to two trees per household.

Posted February 28, 2023

4025 Van Buren Street NE Ramp Available for Winter Parking

The 4025 Van Buren Street NE ramp is open for overnight parking through Sunday, Feb 26.

Posted February 22, 2023

Boards and Commissions Applications Due Feb 28

Applications for openings on four Boards and Commissions are due by Feb 28.

Posted February 17, 2023

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


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