City Departments & Services

Ambulance Department

Ambulance Department

Call: (507) 725-5754
Fax: (507) 725-3991

Our Director Mike Tornstrom has a very progressive group of volunteer attendants. The nearest hospital is 20 miles away, with advanced 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



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



Fire Department

Caledonia Volunteer Fire Department

Kevin Jacobson, Fire Chief

Kevin Bulman, 1st Assistant Chief/Training Officer

Jeff Winjum, 2nd Assistant Chief/Purchasing Officer

Randall Ashbacher, Safety Officer

Dylan Becker, Fire Marshal

Troy Winjum, Secretary

Treasurer, Mitch Betz

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 & Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 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
Administrative Assistant:  Samantha Hancock (shancock.calcity@goacentek.net)

The Caledonia Police Department prides itself on being a community orientated department.  Working closely with youth and city residents to ensure 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 or 507-896-3261.

Dogs and cats both need licenses inside the City limits of Caledonia.  You can obtain the licenses at the Caledonia Police Department.  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.

Public Library

Caledonia Public Library

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


Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool

The Caledonia Aquatic Center opens Tuesday, June 5, 6-10 pm

Pool Hours

Weekday Swim Hours: Mon – Fri. 1-5 pm, 7-9 pm (open until 10 pm on Fri. nights)
Weekend Swim Hours 
Sat.:1-5 pm Sun 1-5pm
Early Bird Mon-Fri.: 6:30-8:00am
Friday Nights Open  until 10pm

Daily Admissions

Pool 1-5 PM   $3.00
Pool 7-9PM    $2.00 (open until 10 pm on Fri. nights)
Early Bird       $2.00
Parties             $200.00
Season Pass   $60.00
Family Pass  $125.00

The City will be offering adult swim this year—on Mondays and Wednesdays during the weeks the City doesn’t have lessons.  Adult swim will be offered on the following days from 5:30-7:00:
June 6
June 25 and June 27
July 2
July 23 and July 25
July 30 and Aug. 1
Aug. 6 and Aug. 8
Aug. 13 and Aug. 15

Phone: 725-2079
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

Public Works/Zoning Director
Casey Klug

Finance Officer
Stephanie Mann

Accounts Receivable/Utility Billing Clerk
Jessica Kohnen

Accounts Payable/Payroll
Dorothy Ranzenberger

Assistant to Clerk/Administrator
Carson Coffield