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Ambulance Department


Ambulance Department

Call: (507) 725-3450
Fax: (507) 725-3991

Our Director Mike Tornstrom has a very progressive group of volunteer attendants. The nearest hospital is 20 miles away, with advance life support provided by Tri-State ambulance out of La Crosse, WI. We would like to thank the Caledonia Ambulance service for being one of the best services in the area.

Mission Statement
It is the mission of the Caledonia Ambulance Service to promote and provide the highest quality, compassionate, emergency medical care possible to the people and communities to whom we serve.

Caledonia Ambulance Training Department

As a licensed training center through the state of Minnesota, the Caledonia Ambulance Training Department is recognized as a leader in EMS education in the southeast Minnesota region. Caledonia Ambulance provides many educational opportunities including the following classes and courses:

  • American Heart Association CPR and First Aid classes
  • E.M.R. Emergency Medical Responder initial and refresher courses
  • E.M.T. Emergency Medical Technical initial and refresher courses
  • C.E.V.O. Emergency Vehicle Operations
  • Blood Borne Pathogens Education

To schedule a class or for further information, please contact:
Mike Tornstrom, CC Paramedic 
Caledonia Ambulance Director
507-450-3201
caledoniaambulance@gmail.com

Auditorium


Auditorium

The City Auditorium located next to City Hall on Main Street is a busy place in Caledonia. It is used for a variety of activities, including youth sports practices and games, government meetings, trade shows, and walking. To check the availability to reserve, please call the City Clerk’s Office at (507) 725-3450.

Community Development Office


Community Development Office

For assistance, please contact City Clerk/Administrator Adam Swann.

231 East Main St - PO Box 232, Caledonia, MN 55921

Call: 507-725-3450
Fax: 507-725-5258
E-mail: caledoniaclerk@acegroup.cc

The Community Development Office and the Economic Development Authority (EDA) can offer low interest loans, tax abatement, tax increment financing and in some cases grant money.   If you have questions about Caledonia and the surrounding area please give us a call.

The Caledonia EDA meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 1:00 p.m.  in the Caledonia City Council Chambers.

Download the Economic Development & Business Assistance Brochure below for further information on the Caledonia EDA.

Download Business Assistance Form online at: http://www.rochestersbdc.com

FundingResources

EDAnominationform

Fire Department


Caledonia Volunteer Fire Department

Kevin Jacobson, Fire Chief
Todd Lemke, 1st Assistant Chief
Kevin Bulman, 2nd Assistant Chief
Randall Ashbacher, Safety Officer
Mitch Betz, Treasurer
Matt Blocker, Secretary

The Caledonia Fire Department was established in 1889 and has a Class 4 ISO rating. The district is about 140 square miles and protects about 5,500 residents. The department's 34 members are ready 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and respond to approximately 60 calls each year. Types of calls include structure fires, wildland fires, search and rescue, motor vehicle accidents, motor vehicle fires, carbon monoxide alarms, and hazardous materials incidents. The department has two engines, one rescue engine, one tower truck, two tankers, one brush truck, and one UTV. In October of each year members participate in Fire Prevention Week, providing fire safety and prevention information to elementary school students. The department is always accepting applications for those interested in becoming a firefighter.

If you would like a fireman to come to your class or special event to give a presentation, just give City Hall a call at 725-3450 and we can leave a message for them.

Hometown Liquor Store


Hometown Liquor Store

126 South Kingston Street
Caledonia, MN 55921
Phone: (507) 725-3988
Store Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Patty Gavin is the manager of the the municipal liquor store, which is located on South Kingston Street in downtown Caledonia. It offers a wide variety of off-sale alcohol and non-alcoholic drinks.

Police Department


Caledonia Police Department

Address: 304 East Main Street
Phone:    (507) 725-3889 - non-emergency
Fax:        (507) 725-3991

Police Chief: Kurt Zehnder
Sergeant: James Stemper

The Caledonia Police Department prides itself on being a community orientated department.  Working closely with youth and city residents to insure the future and safety of the Caledonia Area.  If you have any questions please call the office, as the Chief or any of the officers will be able to assist you.

Animal Control

Nick Rask is the Animal Control Officer for the City of Caledonia.  For animal control, call Nick, 507-459-0528.

Dogs and cats both need licenses inside the City limits of Caledonia.  You can obtain the licenses at City Hall.  Licenses cost $10.00 and you have to have proof of your pet's shots when you apply for the license. IF YOUR LICENSE IS NOT OBTAINED BEFORE JANUARY 1 A LATE FEE OF $2.00 WILL BE ASSESSED STARTING JANUARY 1 AND EVERY MONTH THEREAFTER. A CITATION MAY ALSO BE ISSUED. For more information about a license, call City Hall at 725-3450.

Public Library


Caledonia Public Library

http://caledonia.lib.mn.us/
231 E. Main St., Caledonia, MN 55921
(507) 725-2671

Connect. Enrich. Inspire.

At the Caledonia Public Library we connect residents with the world through wifi and public computers, with materials from around the state and with others in the community. We seek to enrich the lives of our patrons from birth to adult with programs to encourage early literacy, improve digital literacy and more. We hope to inspire all those who come through our doors to be lifelong learners.

Please visit our website to learn more about what's going on at the library!

Public Utilities


Public Utilities

Electric Department
The Electric Department is owned and operated by the City of Caledonia. Matt Blocker and Nathan Becker are the electricians. To contact them you can either call the shop at (507) 725-3323 or the City Clerk's office at (507) 725-3450. In the event of a power outage and it's after hours or on the weekends, please call Matt Blocker directly at (507) 458-5715, otherwise please call City Hall during normal working hours.

Water / Sewer Department
You can contact the Caledonia Water and Sewer Department at (507) 725-3402 or you can call the City Clerk's Office at (507) 725-3450 and leave a message for them. If you notice a lift station light/siren going off and it's after working hours, please call at 725-3379 and press 1 to speak with dispatch. They will page out the water/sewer department personnel to resolve the problem.

Dan Boesen, Supervisor
Craig Nelson, Operator

Street Department

Your Street Department Works for you!

The Caledonia Street Department is responsible for cleaning the streets.  You can contact the Street Department at (507) 725-2060 or call the City Clerk's Office at (507) 725-3450 and we can get a hold of them.

Street Department Employees:

  • Mark Betz, Driver
  • Dan Schwirtz, Driver

 

Recreation Department


Summer Rec Ball Sign-Up 2017

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 8th, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
City Auditorium (upstairs)
If you are unable to make it on those days, you may sign-up a the City Clerk's Office until April 21st without a late fee. The final deadline is 5:00 p.m. April 28th, 2017. Registrations cannot be accepted after this date. If any parent is interested in volunteering to coach please call the Clerk's office, or talk to Kody Moore the day of sign-up. The info and registration form can be found below.

 2017 registrationinformation

2017 Registration Form

Caledonia Summer Rec e-mail is caledoniaparkrec@hotmail.com
The website for the Coulee  Region Sports League is www.crsportsleague.org

Save the date:
10th Annual Bud Marnach Memorial Baseball/Softball Tournament July 21st-July 23rd. Come join us again for a day of fun while remembering one of Caledonia's finest at the annual Bud Marnach tournament. Would you like to donate your time, goods, or services? Please contact City Hall at 725-3450.

Thank you for your support!
The summer recreation program relies heavily on support from area businesses. Your monetary support will allow for your business to be recognized as a sponsor at all summer rec games and tournaments. Your business name will be promoted through publications and game announcing. Please make checks payable to: The City of Caledonia and mail to City of Caledonia, Attn: Park and Rec Department, 231 East Main Street, PO Box 232 Caledonia, MN 55921.

Swimming Pool


Swimming Pool

The Caledonia Aquatic Center will be open for the 2017 swim season!
The pool is scheduled to open Tuesday, June 6th at 6:00 p.m.

Swimming Lesson Sign-up 2017

At the Caledonia City Auditorium
Saturday, May 20 9:00am-Noon
Session 1: June 12-June 23, 10am & 11am
Session 2: July 10-July 21, 10am& 11am
Group Classes Mon-Thurs (Fri. makeup) 10am (Levels 1-3) 11am(Levels 4-6)
Private Lessons 5:30pm & 6pm (Mon-Thurs)

Daily Admissions

Pool 1-5 PM   $3.00
Pool 7-9PM    $2.00
Early Bird       $2.00
Parties             $200.00
Season Pass   $60.00
Family Pass  $125.00

Weekend Swim Hours Sat.:1-5 pm Sun 1-5pm
Early Bird Mon-Fri.: 6:30-8:00am
Friday Nights Open  until 10pm

Contact e-mail: Caledoniapool@outlook.com

City Hall Administration

Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone:   (507) 725-3450
Fax:       (507) 725-5258
E-mail:   cityhall@caledoniamn.gov
Address: 231 E. Main Street, P.O. Box 232

City Clerk - Administrator
Adam Swann
caledoniaclerk@acegroup.cc

Administrative Coordinator/Zoning
Michael Gerardy
mikeg.calcity@acegroup.cc

Accountant
Stephanie Mann
smann.calcity@acegroup.cc

Accounts Receivable/Utility Billing Clerk
Jessica Kohnen
jkohnen.calcity@acegroup.cc

Accounts Payable/Payroll
Dorothy Ranzenberger
dranz.calcity@acegroup.cc

Secretary
Allison Wagner
awagner.calcity@goacentek.net