Saturday, 4 July, 2020


City Hall: 218-326-7600

2020 4th of July Fireworks
The City of Grand Rapids determined it was logistically difficult to get people who don’t live on the lake or have access to a boat, out to the Pokegama Golf Course while complying with current State mandates for social distancing due to COVID-19. Therefore, the City of Cohasset will be hosting this year’s Fourth of July Fireworks at Portage Park in Cohasset on... read more



For more information on the loan process - please visit the GREDA website 


GREDA Offering Emergency Working Capital for Businesses

The Grand Rapids Economic Development Authority (GREDA), through an investment by the Blandin Foundation, is allocating $500,000 for use in providing direct, emergency financing to... read more

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, all City of Grand Rapids buildings have been closed to the public until further notice.  In an effort to continue to provide essential services, various City applications are now online.  Applications for Building permits, Stormwater permits and Right-of-Way permits are available to be submitted online.  Additionally, we have a downloadable app that allows Citizen Requests to be sent directly... read more

Coronavirus Information:  Community health and safety is our priority.  Stay informed about facility closures and event/program cancellations related to the Coronavirus.

The City of Grand Rapids is working closely with public safety officials in neighboring cities and schools, along with our EMS, county and state partners to be fully prepared to protect our community.

Like all Minnesota cities, the City takes the COVID-19, “Coronavirus”, pandemic extremely seriously and is proactively working... read more


IRA Civic Center Improvement Project

The IRA Civic Center was originally constructed in 1962 by the Itasca Recreation Association, hence the “IRA” in IRA Civic Center.  This facility has been a regional asset for over fifty-seven years hosting trade shows, classic car events, high school graduations, weddings, amateur ice sports, and many other types of events.  In addition, it serves as an election polling facility and an... read more