Tuesday, 21 January, 2020


City Hall: 218-326-7600

Grand Rapids Police Department

420 N. Pokegama Ave.
Grand Rapids, MN. 55744

Emergency Phone:  9-1-1
Non-Emergency Phone:  218-326-3464

Email:  police@cityofgrandrapidsmn.com


“Building collaborative relationships to keep our community safe through service, education and enforcement.”

  • 2014 Citizens' Academy Participants

  • The police department is involved in the Children's Fair each spring to discuss various safety topics

  • National Night Out

    Local organizations donate bikes to be given away each year at National Night Out

Stolen Ruby Slippers Recovered

    The Grand Rapids Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are today announcing the recovery of the “Ruby Red Slippers,” The slippers, one of at least three other known existing pairs used in the filming of “The Wizard

Look inside the Police Department

The Grand Rapids Police Department was founded in 1891, the year Grand Rapids was incorporated into a city. It is home to over 10,000 people and the commercial hub of Itasca County. The population swells many times over this during

2019 Special City Deer Hunt

    DNR NEWS – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 27, 2019  Media contacts:  Mark Spoden, Grand Rapids acting area wildlife manager, 218-328-8860; Cheri Zeppelin, NE regional information officer, 218-328-8954.      City of Grand Rapids Special Deer Hunt Enters 7th Season       The city of Grand Rapids will

Historic Central School, located in downtown Grand Rapids, was built in 1895 in the Richardsonian Romanesque style of architecture. The three story building served as an elementary school from 1895 to 1972.  A community effort restored the building in 1984 after its listing on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.  Central School has been managed by City of Grand Rapids, since its restoration, as a multi-tenant location for... read more

Grand Rapids is a city in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 10,869 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Itasca County.
The city of Grand Rapids is named for the 3.5-mile (5.6 km) long local rapids in the Mississippi River, which was the uppermost limit of practical steamboat travel during the late 19th century. Today, those rapids are hidden underneath the dam of the Blandin Paper... read more



Bigfork Elementary School
100 Huskie Blvd. Bigfork, MN 55628  218-743-3444
Bigfork Jr-Sr High
100 Huskie Blvd. Bigfork, MN 56628  218-743-3444
Cohasset Elementary School
450 Columbus Ave Cohasset, MN 55721  218-327-5860
Forest Lake Elementary School
715 NW 7th Ave. Grand Rapids, MN 55744  218-327-5871
Grand Rapids Senior High School
800 Conifer Dr. Grand Rapids, MN 55744  218-327-5760
Robert J Elkington Middle School
1000 NE 8th Ave Grand Rapids, MN 55744  218-327-5800
Edna I. Murphy Elementary School
822 NE 5th Ave. Grand Rapids, MN 55744... read more