City Hall News & Information:
Openings on Boards/Committees:
1. Madrid Community Chest
is looking for additional board members - If you would like to volunteer call 795-3528 or 795-3408
The City of Madrid needs volunteers for the Labor Day Commission. If interested contact City Hall for details and to apply
3. Park & Recreation Board
are still in need of a couple of more members
4. Volunteer (Designated Plotter) needed for Mt Hope Cemetery

Boone County Snow Ordinance #63A
(copies available at the Engineer's Office)

Remember to call 811
before digging.

Report ILLegal Dumping in Boone County - 1-800-2NO-DUMP

Community Visioning Presentation

The City of Madrid offers a 5 year tax abatement on residential development
and 5 years on commercial businesses.
Contact City Hall

The local option sales tax took effect in 2004. The sales tax fund will be used
for community improvement. Money spent in local businessesprovides
property tax dollars that support our school and city. It also creates new jobs
for people in our community and gives them the abilityto reinvest their
paychecks locally.

What Madrid has to offer

The original MadridIowa website started by Chris Davis & Todd Kilzer in 1998
March 12, 1989 Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web.

Public Notices of City Ordinances & Reports:

The City of Madrid ask that you follow City Ordinance #317 - Maintaining Lawns - Lawns are to be maintained under 8 inches in height or the City will mow and assess it on your taxes.

Discharge of Grass/Weeds into the street is illegal

Weed Notice: Chapter 317, Code of Iowa (Group 1 - May 20th to June 5th) (Group 2 - June 1st to June 16th) (Group 3 - July 1st to July 15th) 2014

Links on the Madrid Web Site:

Search the Madrid web site

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What Madrid has to offer you! Information

A New DVD, produced by MAC, showing what Madrid has to offer is available. Contact City Hall

Phone Numbers:
Emergency - 911 (Emergency Use ONLY)
Non Emergency - 515-433-0527 (Crime Reporting/Assistance)
Madrid Police Department - 515-795-3113
(Answering Machine - will return your call within 24 hrs)
City Hall: 795-3930
Community Room: 795-2703
Edgewood Park: 795-2714
Post Office - 795-2561
Public Library: 795-3846
Black Hills - Gas meters need cleaned off for air flow.
Alliant Energy
reminds qualified customers to apply for energy assistance - call 1-866-674-6327
Alliant Energy -
800-255-4268 - Recycle old applicances - call for pickup
Black Hills Energy -
888-890-5554 (800-694-8989 Emergency)
- 611 or 877-901-4692
Mediacom -
Walters Sanitary
- 515-432-2866

News & Information:
4th Annual Musical Light Display - 6-10PM @ 611 S. Market St
Tune to 101.7FM an listen as you watch the display (12/8 to 1/3)
MCEF (Madrid Community Endowment Fund) celebrates 10 years

Brian Horn
2014 MAC Leader of the Year!
Rollie Berg
& Labor Day Commitee - 2014 MAC Volunteers of the Year!
Harold Grant honored with " Gift of Iowa's Future" Day
MHC 2014 Volunteers of the Year!
Connie Martin from the Cedars and Shirley Synder of Ballard Creek
donates $2000 to the M Foundation from the Winter Dance fundraiser
Irene Wilcox
honored with 2014 Iowa Newspaper Assoc. Distinguished Service Award
Jensen Trust
donates to MainStreet Trail Access - $10,900.00
(todate $40,215.00 has been collected for the $125,000.00 project)
Madrid City Council, Thanks Don Lincoln for 30 years of service on the city council.

Harold Grant gives 27 acres to HTT for parking - new trail parking lot will be called Grant's Woods
This year the Madrid Lions Club collected 150 pairs of used eyeglasses & 3 used hearing aids for the "Recycle for Sight" project and gave out $6808.00 in contributions.
Lions "Recycle for Sight" drop boxes can be found at the Madrid Public Library, Madrid City Hall, City State Bank and the Madrid Home. You can also give your used eye glasses to any Lions member.
Madrid Community Blood Drive
-- Each donation earns you points to spend at the Online Store -
Free Blood Pressure Checks - Mon-Wed-Fri @ 8-9AM at Madrid Family Practice Clinic- No appt needed

Madrid AA - 7:00PM- Tuedays @ Madrid Home (non-smoking)
Alzheimer's Assoc. Support Group - 2:00PM 4th Sundays @ The Cedars - 795-3007
Battered Women's Support Group - 1-800-203-3488
Narcotics Anoymous - 244-2277

Business News:
Check out a list of businesses on the Business web page

Larson Agency
celebrates 100
Madrid Flower Shop
celebrates 50 years
Drain Pro Plumbing opens
to open in Madrid
Art House on State - Dec 18-21 (Thurs/Fri Noon to 6PM, Sat-10-4, Sun Noon-4) Seasonal Opening

Zook Spur Honey can be purchased at Madrid Flower
Madrid Physiotherapy Associates - Opening Soon
Frey's Pumpkin Patch
Closed for the season
Jordan & Mahoney Law Firm purchase/move to the Bank of the West building - Henkel & Associates will have office in the building
The Filling Station (ice cream shop) Closed for the season
Git & Go & Casey's
are OPEN 24/7
Larson Agency
merges with Midwest Insurance/Hertz Real Estate Services
Kading Properties
is renting out the Anna’s Grove Duplexes
"Right Click" Computer Repair
opens in the Rankin Building
Elmo's Bar & Grill
has Grand Opening - (formerly Who's Lounge)
"Thru the Lens" Photography
- Abbi Erickson & Amee King
Brown's Pizzeria - New Hours

Saddle's (
BBQ Bistro) - Daily (lunch & supper)
Blake's Antiques and Flea Market opened in the old Sportman

If your Madrid business doesn't appaer on our Business webpage please contact the Web Designer

Development News:
County View Mobilehome Court to be developed into an 8-unit condo complex

Kading Properties
- 54 condo type rental units are under construction with roads & foundtions having been poured (3 bedroom with attached garage)

Construction continues on
Southern Prairie Development. The development will have businesses, family homes, townhomes & apartment complexes.
Tentative Plans are proposed for housing development around the Trailhead/Park Development site in Madrid

Library Information
Visit your local Library this week
Fall Preschool Program.............Fall Toddler Program

Book Discussion Group for Adults
(3rd Monday)

Tech Help Thursday call for an appointment

Check out ebooks at the Library call for more info.If you received an ereader for Christmas and have questions contact the library @ 795-3846

The 2nd Saturday of the month
is "Movie Nite" - 7:00PM - FREE Popcorn - kids under 7 most be accompanied by an adult.

New Movies, Audiobooks, Adult, Juvenila/Young Adults & Kids books

Madrid Public Library Upcoming Events: Download November & December's Activities

News: Attend the church of your choice this week!
Check the our church webpage for times of services and other information - Wednesday is "Church Night" in Madrid

St John's Prayer Shawl Ministry
- 7PM @ St John's (2nd & 4th Thurs)

Evangelical Free Church - 6:30PM Knit & Crochet Class @ The Cedars (Thurs)

Madrid Church of Christ - 6PM Sundays - Radio Show on KWBG

St Paul's UCC  - Community Meditiative Advent Service - 6:00PM  - Dec 3, Dec 10 & Dec 17 - Sunday, Children's Time during Worship & Child Care call 979-9681

Madrid Home's Sanborn Chapel - 10:30 Worship Service's (Sun & Wed)
"Thank you to our volunteers who wrapped an estimated 345 gifts for our residents this Christmas! The task is completed . . . early! WOW! And thank you to all of our Madrid Home Communities Friends who donated these gifts or sent a donation of money so we could purchase gifts. What a blessing you all are!"

Local Calendar of Meetings & Events:
Dates and Times are subject to changes

Dec 20 - Madrid Historical Museum & Board Mtg: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (3rd Sat)

SHARE - Delivery Truck: 7:30AM @ VFW Hall (St Paul Men's Group)
Dec 21 - Christmas in the Country - Noon to 3PM Soup Luncheon @ Hopkins Grove Church with Open House @ Helms Farm
Dec 23 - Park & Rec Board: 6:00PM @ City Hall (2nd & 4th Tues)

Dec 24 - Church Night in Madrid - Christmas Eve Services - Check the Church page for additional information & Church website
Dec 25 - Merry Christmassanta
Free Christmas Dinner - 11:30am to 1:00PM @ 1st Baptist Church, 612 8th St Boone Call 432-5981 to register or schedule a ride (carryouts 1-1:30PM)

Dec 27 - Madrid Historical Museum: - 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)
Dec 29 - Movie Afternoon Looking for something to do on a Monday afternoon? Well come to the library and see a movie! Starting at 1pm we will be showing Dolphin Tale 2. (Rated PG) Free popcorn is provided @ Library. Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult.
Dec 31 - Church Night in Madrid - Check the Church page for additional information & Church website

Post Office Christmas Information - To get domestic mail there by Dec 24th (Dec 20-1st class mail & Priority mail, Dec 23 - Priority Express)

Jan 1 - Friends of the Boone County Trail - 6:30PM @ Community Room (1st Thur)
Pinterest Party -7:00 PM @ Madrid Public Library

Jan 3 - Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)
Jan 5 - City Council: 5:30PM @ City Hall (1st & 3rd Mon)
Kumla Dinners - Noon to 1:30 PM. Take-out orders available. Free will donation for the meal. RSVP’s encouraged. 515.597-2555 @ Ballard Creek (1st Mon thru March)
Jan 6 - Madrid Lions Club - 6:30PM Dinner & Meeting @ Madrid Home(1st & 3rd Tues)
Legion Post 341: 7:00PM @ Legion Hall (1st Tues)
SHARE 5:00-6:00PM @ City Hall - call 433-7836 (1st Tues/full week)

Jan 7 - Church Night in Madrid - Check the Church webpage for additional information & Church websites
Madrid Action Committee
- 7:00AM @ The Cedars (1st & 3rd Wed)
Madrid Home's Alzheimer & Dementia Caregiver Support Group: Noon to 1:30 PM @ The Cedars Private Dining Room (1st Wed) call 795-3007

Jan 9 - HTT Steering Committee: 9:00AM @ Synder & Assoc. Ankeny (2nd Fri)
Jan 10 - Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)
Madrid Public Library: 7:00PM "Movie Night
"@ Library-Free Popcorn (2nd Sat)

Jan 12 - Madrid School Board: 5:00PM @ Admin Building (2nd Mon)
Jan 13 - Library Board - 5:30PM @ Library Board Room (2nd Tues)
VFW - 7:00PM @ VFW Hall - (2nd Tues)
VFW Aux. - 6:30PM @ Aux. Hall (2nd Tues)
Park & Rec Board: 6:00PM @ City Hall (2nd & 4th Tues)

Jan 14 - Church Night in Madrid - Check the Church page for additional information & Church website
Starlodge 115: 7:00PM @ Masonic Temple (2nd Wed)

Childbirth Ed - 6-9PM @ BCH 4th Floor Conf. Rm. call 433-8400 "Preparation, infant care & breastfeeding?
Jan 15 - Planning & Zoning: 6:30PM @ Board Room (2nd Thurs)
Jan 19 - City Council: 5:30PM @ City Hall (1st & 3rd Mon)
Madrid Public Library:
7PM Adult Book Discussion @ Library (3rd Mon)
Jan 20 -
Madrid Lions Club - 5:45PM Board Mtg  - 6:30PM @ Madrid Home (1st & 3rd Tues)
Community Dance - 7 to 10 PM. Live musi c- $5 admission per person at Ballard Creek, Huxley

Jan 21 - Church Night in Madrid - Check the Church page for additional information & Church website
Madrid Action Committee: 7:00AM @ The Cedars (1st & 3rd Wed)
Jan 20 - Scrub Uniform Sale 10AM-4:00PM @ Madrid Home (20% proceeds to MHC)
Greater Love Ministries: Mon-Fri- 9:00-10:00AM & Wed. 4:00-5:30PM & Sat. 10AM- Noon (1st Sat) - 795-3913 Talk to Sue about volunteering for RSVP on Mondays
Holiday Schedule: 
Closed Dec 18 - Jan 5
Senior Assoc. of Madrid: Mon - Fri , 9:30AM to- 3:30PM
Madrid AA: Tuesdays @ 7:00PM - Madrid Home
Narcotics Anonymous: 515-244-2277

Boone County
Information: Website
Boone Movie Theater is Open Tuesday thru Sunday - closed Monday
Boone Community Theatre
7:00PM @ Playhouse (3rd Tues)
Boone County Transportation Service - Call 795-3007 or 432-5038
Boone County Superviors: Every Tuesday @ 8:30pm (one Board member will be available every Monday, Wednesday & Thursday from 9:00am to 11:00am)
Boone Area Breast Cancer Support Group: @ 7:00pm - Boone Hospital (1st Mon)
Boone County Genealogical Society:@ 7:30pm - Boone County Historical Center (4th Tues)
Boone County Auditor: 433-0502
Boone County Driver License: 433-0522
Boone Humane Society: 432-6112 - After Hours - 298-0124 - Website
Boone County Landfill: 433-0591
Boone County Household Hazardous Waste Facility - 433-0591
Boone County Prevention & Community Services: 432-7995
Boone County Extension: 432-3882

Boone County Hospital & Community Programs & Services:
Anticoagulation Management Service (Mon, Tues & Thurs)- 432-2335
Beckwith Family Adult Day Service (Mon thru Fri)- 432-2775 - Activity Calendar
Blood Pressure Checks(Every Fri - 8AM to Noon) Madrid Family Clinic (Mon, Wed & Fri 8 to 9AM)
Boone Community Blood Drive call 800-287-4903
Car Seat Safety Checks - 2nd Tue 4-8PM - 433-8196
Caregivers Support Group - @ Westhaven Chapel - 432-2275 or 433-7836 (1st Tue)
Cancer Support Group - 433-8300 (3rd Tues)
Cancer Early Detection - low income & unisured women 50 to 64 call432-1127
CPR Classes - 433-8190
Diabetes Ed. Classes - 433-8624
First Aid Classes - 433-8190
Home Care Service - 432-1127
Hospice Rooms - 433-8264
Lab Wellness Profiles - 6:30 to 10:30 AM Everyday - 433-8170
Living with Cancer 6:30PM  1st Floor call 241-4234 (3rd Tue)
Nutrition Programs (Home Deliveries & Congregate Meals) - 432-1127
Outpatient Nutritional Services - 433-8624
SHIIIP - 432-1127 (advice on Medicare Drug Plans)
Vestibular Rehab - 432-7729
Volunteer Aux. - 433-8139
make sure you are getting all your benefits
call 515-433-4904 or email:

Make a difference become a RSVP Volunteer call 433-7836

RSVP will be at Greater Love on Mondays
(Duringregular business hours of Greater Love)

Iowa Arboretum - Upcoming Events:
Historic Homes and Gardens of the Scottish Highlands Tour – May 22-31 2015 For more information call 515.795.3216 or visit

Listen to games on your computer and checkout KWBG on Facebook.

Live braodcast of Madrid Sports on Dec 19 6:00pm Madrid Girls/Boys Basketball at Woodward Granger, Jan 9, 2015 6:00pm Madrid Girls/Boys Basketball at Ogden,Feb 6, 2015 7:30pm Madrid Boys Basketball at Woodward Academy

"Coaches Corner" every Wednesday has Ryan Wendt talking to Madrid Coaches.

Area Jobs:

Area and Regional positions-Mid-Iowa News,Iowa Jobs & Madrid Register News & the Boone County Shopping News
These weekly postings maybe filled before the next posting/update

Madrid Home Communities (MHC)
: 795-3007
Maintenance Worker - Full-time
Housekeeper - Full-time (9AM-5PM)
CNA - Full & Part-time (2-10PM)

The Cedars: 795-4097
RN - Part-time
Cook - Part-time

Tiget Tots - 795-3359
Part-time position (approximately 8:30-11AM weekday mornings)

Boone County Engineer's Office - apply at office
Secondary Road Maintenance Person - Deadline-1/2/15

City of Luther - 5 Luther St, Luther Ia 50152
City Clerk - Deadline 1/5/15

Boone Bank & Trust - 716 8th St, Boone Ia
Teller/Customer Rep

Ogden Comm. Schools - apply online (
Food Service Worker @ High School - Immediate Opening

Boone County Shopping News - 432-6694
Route person (1 day a week - Wednesday) signing bonus

Caleris - apply online (
Inbound Tech Support

Dollar General - Apply online

Casey's - Apply in person

Git & Go - apply in person

Truck Drivers Needed:
Holland (
united way
United Way
District Activities Calendar.
Drake Head Start Program is open to eligible 3 & 4 year olds
- 1-800-44-DRAKE ext. 1854 (location Ele. School)


ACT Test: Feb 7, 2015 Fee Due Jan 9, 2015 Late Fee:Jan 10-16, 2015
2014 - 2015 School Calendar - Nov/Dec Calendar

Dec. 19 - 2:00 PM – Early Dismissal
End 2nd Quarter (43 days)
End 1st Semester (87 days)
End Jr. High Hex 3 classes
4:30 PM – 9th Boys Basketball vs. Woodward-Granger at Woodward
6:00 PM – Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball vs. Woodward-Granger at Woodward
Dec. 20 – Jan. 4 - Winter Break Jan 5 - No School – Teacher In-Service
Jan. 6- Classes Resume

Jan 2 - BB-V B&G(DMC) 6:00pm – 9:30pm @ Des Moines
Jan 5 - Teacher Inservice-No School
5:30pm WR-HS @ Stuart, IA
6:00pm BB-JV B&G(WCV) @ Madrid, IA
Jan 6 - Classes Resume
4:30pm BB-JH(B-Zearing/G-H)
6:00pm BB-JV/V-Boys(WA) @ Madrid (TIPS BB during half-times)
Jan 8 - 4:00PM BB-JH Girls(DMC) @ Des Moines
4:00pm BB-JH-Boys @ Burnside
5:00pm WR-HS, 5pm @ Audubon
6:00pm BB-JV B&G(Van Meter) @ Van Meter
Jan 9 - BB-V B&G(Ogden) @ Ogden
Jan 10 - Booster Club Basketball Tourn. @ Madrid
WR-HS Tournament, 9am – 4pm @ Coon Rapids, IA
Jan 12 - 5:00PM - School Board Meeting @ Admin Building
Dates and Times are taken from Tiger-Times Calendar.
Do not reflect any cancellations and or any rescheduled dates!

Please turn in the labels to the Ele. Office or Market of Madrid
General District Telephone Number - 795-3240 -- Option 1 (Elementary) -- Option 2 (High School) -- Option 3 (Administration)
Superintendent - 795-1401
Board Secretary/Business Manager - 795-1400 ...fax 515-795-2121
High School Office - 795-1405 ...fax 515-795-4408
Athletic Director Office - 795-1420 ...fax 515-795-4408
Elementary Office - 795-1402 ...fax 515-795-2121

Nurse: 515-795-1411
Lunch Account: 515-795-1410

Transportation : 515-795-2191
West Central Activities Conference (website) - Panorama - Des Moines Christian - Van Meter - Earlham - West Central Valley of Stuart - Guthrie Center - Woodward Academy - Woodward Granger
Class 1A Football District #7 Schools - Manson-Northwest Webster  - Ogden - South Central Calhoun - South Hamilton, Jewell - St. Edmond, Fort Dodge - Woodward Academy
Madrid Historical Museum News & Information...

Madrid's Proud History

The afternoon arrival of the Hiawatha in to Madrid

Courtesy of Stewart Buck
Read Stewart's memories"Tracks of My Life"

Madrid Museum coal mine exhibit

"Best-Kept Secret "in Boone County from Our Iowa Feb/March 20
The Historical Museum is open Saturdays from 10PM - Noon and by appointment.

musuem stuff
Childhood Remembrances
By Josephine Pagliai

Join the Madrid Historical Society - $10.00 a year dues
Checkout our radio interview about the mines surrounding Madrid on our website.

The Park & Recreation Board meets the 6PM on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Egdewood Park is CLOSED for the Season

Checkout our DISC Golf Course

Swede Point Park
- $50 for a one day rental of shelter - Camping $15 w/electricity $11 w/no electricity (Boone County Conservation)

2014 Membership Drive

Friends of Boone County Trails
P.O. Box 71
Madrid Iowa 50156 - 0071
$20.00 per person membership dues

(photo from FB)
Congregate Meals Calendar - Meal Reservations are taken Monday - Friday before 4:00pm for the next day. Serving is 12:15pm @ The Cedars-515-795-4097 (High in Sodiumcongregate meals)
Madrid School Lunch Menu's 
Pancakes & Syrup

Meat Patty/Bun
Oven Potatoes
Fresh Fruit
Sugar Cookie
Winter Vacation thru Jan 5 Winter Vacation thru Jan 5 Winter Vacation thru Jan 5 Winter Vacation thru Jan 5
Winter Vacation thru Jan 5 closings

Madrid School's
WebCam Still
Live shot from Madrid Web Cam
on the Madrid Home
Click your browser "refresh/reload" for latest picture

In town/Web Cam

Road Conditions by IEM

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