The City of Caledonia Seeking Applications for Planning Committee Members

The City of Caledonia is seeking 5 community members to form a Planning Committee to plan for zoning and land use matters in Caledonia. The City is looking for community representatives from agricultural, residential, commercial and industrial areas to help guide planning for future land use and growth. Interested people can apply at City Hall or the application is available on our website and can be emailed to Please apply by Friday, May 5. Interviews are expected by early May with appointments as early as May 22.

April 12th, 2023|Categories: News|

City of Caledonia Spring Clean Up

Spring clean-up 2023 is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 24th and end on Friday, April 28th. Residents shall be responsible for having their items set at the curbside by Friday, April 28th at 7:00 a.m.  A final sweep will be done at this time. Only acceptable materials will be collected. Acceptable items include grass, vegetables, leaves, and other kinds of vegetation in its natural state.  These items should be placed by the curb in biodegradable bags or cardboard boxes, not garbage containers. In an effort to become more environmentally friendly the City of Caledonia is requiring residents to use paper biodegradable 30 gallon leaf bags. Bags are available at the local hardware store. The weight limit for each bag or box shall be 40 lbs. Leaves & grass MUST be put in the proper container or they will not be collected. Tree branches and brush will be accepted so long as they are cut into pieces not to exceed four feet in length and six inches in diameter and are tied into bundles. The city will NOT collect materials which are not cut or bundled as described. Plastic bags will NOT be collected. Examples of items which shall not be collected are dirt, rocks, concrete, furniture, dimension lumber, blacktop, and garbage.

The City of Caledonia diseased tree disposal site will be open for any residents wishing to haul their materials to the dump at their own convenience during Spring clean-up from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily. In addition, the Diseased Tree Disposal Site will still be open regular hours during Spring Clean-Up. Regular hours are Mondays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Questions concerning the clean-up may be directed to the City Clerk’s Office at 725-3450.

April 3rd, 2023|Categories: News|

City of Caledonia Tree Site Opening

The City of Caledonia Tree Site will be open to the public April 1, 2023 through November 1, 2023. Tree site hours are Monday and Wednesday 10:00am-4:00pm and Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm. There is no fee for city residents. Load prices for commercial tree trimmers include pick-up truck or equivalent small trailer at $5.00 per load, tonner truck or large trailer at $10.00 per load, and large commercial truck at $40.00 per load.

For residents inquiring about disposal of concrete, Kruckow Redi-Mix & Rock Products may be contacted at 507-725-2888. Small amounts of concrete will be accepted and must be clean (without rebar/dirt, etc.) For any questions regarding the Tree Site, please call City Hall at 507-725-3450.

March 30th, 2023|Categories: News|

The Caledonia Summer Recreation Program Seeking Umpires

The Caledonia Summer Recreation Program is seeking umpires for the 2023 season. Umpires will earn $25 per game for 9U-11U and earn $30 per game for 12U-14U. The games will begin the week of June 5 and continue through the last week of July. Anyone who is interested in umpiring baseball games this summer should contact City Hall at 507-725-3450 or visit the City’s website at to obtain an application.

March 13th, 2023|Categories: News|

City of Caledonia Summer Youth Baseball and Softball Registration

The City of Caledonia’s Summer Recreation Youth Baseball and Softball Program (ages 9U-14U) registration opens March 22, 2023. Registration forms will be available at City Hall during regular business hours or you may visit the City’s website at to obtain a form. The deadline for submitting registration forms is Friday, April 14, 2023. Registrations submitted after the deadline date will be placed on a waiting list and will only be able to participate on a team if there is space available. Registration fees are $55.00 per child.

If you have questions about the upcoming season, please contact City Hall at 507-725-3450. Follow our Facebook page at Caledonia Summer Recreation Program to stay up to date with all youth baseball and softball news.

March 13th, 2023|Categories: News|

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 10, 2023. 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 street or highway and 10 ton on a paved street or highway, any single axle. (M.S. 169.87).

The purpose of spring load restrictions is to prevent premature failure of our roads and thereby protect taxpayer’s investments in our roads. Please respect the postings. A county map showing the spring load restrictions for county roads is available for download at Highway Department, Notices and Announcements.

March 9th, 2023|Categories: News|