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28 Nov 2018

Employment Opportunity: Water/Wastewater Operator

The City of Caledonia, MN is accepting applications for a full-time water/wastewater operator to provide technical, skilled, and manual work to assist in the daily operation, maintenance and repair of the City’s water and wastewater systems. Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, the ability to operate heavy equipment, and a valid Minnesota Class B commercial driver’s license within six months of hire. Preferred qualifications include training in water/wastewater technology or specific experience in maintaining water distribution and […]

07 Nov 2018

2018 Municipal Election Results

The unofficial results of the November 6th, 2018 election show that Brad Rykhus and David Fitzpatrick won seats on the Caledonia City Council and Dewayne (Tank) Schroeder won re-election as Mayor. Results of City races will not be final until canvassed by the City Council during their meeting on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

02 Nov 2018

Light Up Caledonia November 15th – January 15th

The Street Scapes/Caledonia Green Committee and the Caledonia Area Chamber of Commerce are inviting all area businesses to participate in Light Up Caledonia by displaying icicle lights inside or outside their businesses from November 15th until January 15th. Lights can be purchases at Jennings True Value Hardwar In Caledonia. Light Timers are a courtesy of the Chamber of Commerce. If a timer is needed, please contact Laurel Rusert at 608-780-8441. Lights should be on from 4 P.M. to 10 P.M. The Street Scapes/Caledonia […]

26 Oct 2018

2019 Pet Licenses

 Pet licenses are now available for 2019 and can be purchased at the Caledonia Police Department.  Animal licenses should be purchased before January 1st each year. The cost for the license is $10.00 There is a $2.oo discount for each altered or spayed dog or cat (paperwork needed).  If your license is not obtained before January 1st a late fee of $2.oo will be assessed starting January 1st and every month thereafter. A citation may also be issued. Licenses for newly acquired animals shall be $10.00. Private […]

15 Oct 2018

Alternate Side Parking Winter Period Goes Into Effect Nov. 1!

Alternate Side Parking: A traffic control plan to facilitate snow plowing/removal during designated winter months, requiring all motor vehicles, trailers, wagons, dumpsters and all other obstacles to snow plowing vehicles to park on opposite sides of the street every other day. Alternate Side Parking Daily Restrictions: City Code requires that when parking on any public roadway between 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. (early morning hours) park on the even numbered side of any public roadway on even-numbered days and the odd-numbered side of […]

30 Aug 2017

Downtown Redevelopment Program!

NEW PROGRAM FOR PROPERTY OWNERS! The Caledonia Economic Development Authority was established in 1992 and exists to support local businesses, attract new businesses, and promote the economic climate in the City of Caledonia. In furtherance of these objectives, the EDA has recently established the Downtown Redevelopment Program (DRP) to encourage property owners to redevelop underutilized or blighted properties in the central business district (B-1 zone) by providing funds for demolition, site cleanup, site prep, and renovation. The program will continue […]

21 Aug 2017

Caledonia HS Ranks in Top 20 Statewide!

Congrats to Caledonia Senior High School for ranking 16th (of 487) in the state of Minnesota on the MCA-III test. For more information see the Caledonia Argus article at: http://hometownargus.com/2017/08/15/caledonia-high-school-ranks-toward-the-top-of-the-state-in-mca-iii-scores/ Also see the results at schooldigger.com by clicking on the link below: https://www.schooldigger.com/go/MN/schoolrank.aspx?level=3

26 Apr 2017

Recreational Vehicle Permits

If riding in the City of Caledonia recreational vehicles must be licensed at City Hall each year. The cost is $25.00.  Proof insurance must be provided to obtain a license.  Recent updates  to the City Code regarding Recreational Vehicle Permits can be found below. Recreational Vehicle Permit Ordinance No. 2017-001  

20 Feb 2017

Spring Load Restrictions

Spring Load Restrictions will go into effect on Friday, March 2, 2018. HOUSTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT The Houston County Department of Transportation is announcing that its Spring Load Restrictions will go into effect on Friday, March 2, 2018. These load restrictions will limit allowable axle weights until further notice. Said restrictions will be enforced as per highway posting. County Highway, town roads, or city streets not posted, the weight on any single axle shall not exceed 5 ton on an unpaved […]