Provided by the City of Madrid, Iowa.....................................................
City Hall News & Information:
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)
Links on 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
Local News & Information:
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 - Next Blood Drive - Sept 4
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

baldsBald's "Chill & Grill" Opens - Wed/Thurs- 5-9PM, Fri-5-10PM, Sat-7AM to 10PM & Sun-7AM-8PM

County View Mobilehome Court to be developed in an 8-unit condo complex

Madrid Flower Shop celebrates 50th years

Zak Stoulil is a student intern at Global Wellness Clinic

The Filling Station (ice cream shop) OPEN
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
(computer repair) Matt Mataya
"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
Dr Pam Becker
joins Grove & Platt Dental Offices
Brown's Pizzeria - New Hours

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

If your Madrid business doesn't appaer on our Business webpage please contact the Web Designer
Development News:
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:
Sept 11 – After School Game Day Come in for some free play on a variety of different systems. The fun starts at 3:30pm and goes until 5pm. All ages are welcome.
Sept 13 – Monthly Movie Night At 7pm the library will be showing the movie Divergent. (Rated PG-13) Free popcorn is provided. Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult.
Sept 17 – LEGO CREW!! We are welcoming back one of our favorite programs! Grades K-6 are invited to join us for some amazing building! Lego crew will start at 2:30 and go until 3:30pm. We will be having some new programs this year for Early Out days! We hope to see you all at the library!

Church 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 starts Children's Time & Child Care, Sunday's during worship call 979-9681
Local Calendar of Meetings & Events:
Dates and Times are subject to changes

Sept 2 - Madrid Lions Club - 6:30PM @ Egdewood Park - cleanup from BBQ (1st & 3rd Tues)
City Council: 5:30PM @ City Hall (1st & 3rd Mon)
Moved from Sept 1
Legion Post 341: 7:00PM @ Legion Hall (1st Tues)
SHARE 5:00 to 6:00PM - Registration @ City Hall - call 433-7836 (1st Tues/full week)
Sept 3 - 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

Sept 4-7 - Pufferbilly Days in Boone  - Schedule
Sept 4 - Friends of the Boone County Trail - 6:30PM @ Community Room (1st Thur)
Madrid Blood Drive: 1:30-6:30PM @ St Malachy's
Madrid Library - Pinterest Party 7pm

Last Day to apply for the Boone County Fair Board position (see BC section below)
Sept 6 - Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)

Easter Seals Iowa - A German-themed bike ride will begin at the Ankeny firehouse at 10 a.m. and following the High Trestle Trail to the Flat Tire Lounge in Madrid. The ride features entertainment by the Nadas at the Flat Tire Lounge, German food and beverages and raffle prizes including a BMW bike and kit donated by European Motorcars. The $50 registration fee includes a dri fit t-shirt. Register at or contact Allison Piazza at 515-309-9774 or for additional information. Support provided by Bike World, Hessen Haus and Hair of the Dawg.
Sept 8 - School Board: 5:30PM @ Admin Building (2nd Mon)
Sept 9 - Library Board: 5:30PM @ Library Board Room (2nd Tues)
Preschool Storytime - 10:00AM "Libraries" @ Madrid Library (Tues)
VFW - 7:00PM @ VFW Hall - (2nd Tues)
VFW Aux.:6:30PM @ Aux. Hall (2nd Tues)
Park & Rec Board: 7:00PM @ City Hall (2nd Tues)

Sept 10 - Starlodge 115: 7:00PM @ Masonic Temple (2nd Wed)
Toddler Storytime - 9:30AM "Books" @ Madrid Library
Sept 11 - We Remember This Day!
Planning & Zoning
: 6:30PM @ Board Room (2nd Thurs)

  Madrid Library - After School Game Day Come in for some free play on a variety of different systems. The fun starts at 3:30pm and goes until 5pm. All ages are welcome.
Sept 12 - HTT Steering Committee: 9:00AM @ Synder & Assoc. Ankeny (2nd Fri)

Sept 13 - Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)
Madrid Public Library: 7:00PM "Movie Night -
Divergent. (Rated PG-13) "@ Library-Free Popcorn (2nd Sat)

Sept 15 - City Council: 5:30PM @ City Hall (1st & 3rd Mon)
Madrid Public Library: 7PM Adult Book Discussion @ Library (3rd Mon)
Sept 16 -
Preschool Storytime - 10:00AM "Trees" @ Madrid Library (Tues)

MHC's Community Wide Senior Dances: 7:00PM @ Ballard Creek in Huxley (3rd Tues - part of Friends of the Madrid Home Project)
Sept 17 - Madrid Action Committee: 7:00AM @ The Cedars (1st & 3rd Wed)
Toddler Storytime - 9:30AM "Trees" @ Madrid Library
Madrid Public Library: LEGO CREW!! We are welcoming back one of our favorite programs! Grades K-6 are invited to join us for some amazing building! Lego crew will start at 2:30 and go until 3:30pm. We will be having some new programs this year for Early Out days! We hope to see you all at the library!
Sept 20 - Madrid Historical Museum & Board Mtg: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (3rd Sat)

Sept 22 - Madrid Home Board  - 7:00PM @ the Main Campus (4th Mon)
Sept 23 - Preschool Storytime - 10:00AM "Fall/Seasons" @ Madrid Library
The Madrid Garden Club: 7:00PM Hosts: Linda Ahrens; Paula Walter; Suzanne Swanson  - Program
"TBA" @ St John's
Sept 24 - Toddler Storytime - 9:30AM "Fall" @ Madrid Library
Sept 27 - Drug Disposial Drop Off : 10:00AM to Noon @ City Hall
Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)
SHARE - Delivery Truck: 7:00AM @ VFW Hall (St Paul's Men's Group)
Sept 30 - Preschool Storytime - 10:00AM "Fast & Slow " @ Madrid Library (Tues)
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
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 County Fair Board Position is open - deadline to submit application is Sept 4th and are available >>>> Here

Boone Movie Theater i
s 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 monthly meetings)
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:
Contact Heather at (515) 795.3216 or

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

Live braodcast of Madrid Sports on Sept. 19th (Varsity football), 23rd (
Varsityvolleyball), Oct 7th (Varsityvolleyball), 16th (Varsityvolleyball) & 24th (Varsity football),

"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

City of Madrid -
application & job description can be picked up at City Hall
Public Workers Supervisor - Deadline Aug 29 @ 5:00PM

Madrid Home Communities (MHC)
CNA/ CMA—Full & Parttime - Evenings/Overnight
Housekeeping - Full-time

Tiger Tots Daycare: 795-3359
Closing Person - Part-time

The Cedars - 795-4097

City Of Boone 432-3456
Police Officer - Deadline Sept 5th @ 4:00PM

West Central 712-667-3200
Fall Season Help 0 Office/Scale House, Office/Testing Station & Grain Elevator

Midland Power Coop Oniline
Warehouse/Material Handler Deadline Sept 5th

Spring Green 432-4191
Fall Aeration Tech Full & Part-time

Boone Ace Hardware 432-3543
Help Wanted Full & Part-time

Caleris - 386-5293
Inbound Tech Support

- 1-866-MANATTS - www,
Equipment Operators, Mechancis, Truck Drivers & Laborers
Many openings in these areas

Genesis - Apply there (927 8th St, Boone)
Production Worker

Casey's: apply at store
General worker

Truck Drivers - 712-792-2425, 888-386-3881, 855-378-4972, 888-650-2883

Drake Head Start Program is open to eligible 3 & 4 year olds
- 1-800-44-DRAKE ext. 1854 (location Ele. School)


ACT Test
: Sept 13, 2014 Next Testing date: Oct 25, 2014 - Registration Fee Sept 19, 2014 -  Late Fee: Sept 20-Oct 3, 2014

2014 - 2015 School Calendar

Checkout the Bond Information on the school website.

Sept 2 - Senior Announcement Presentation by Jostens Sophomore Ring Presentation by Jostens
5:30 -7:30 PM - Little Tiger Cheer Camp @ Elem. Gym
6:00pm FB-JV 6:00pm Madrid vs Panorama @ Madrid
VB-JV/V(NEH) 6:00pm @ Blairsburg
Sept 3 - Booster Club Meeting 6:30pm @ HS teachers workroom
Sept 4 - 5:30 - 7:30 PM - Little Tiger Cheer Camp @ Elem. Gym
FB-JH (WCV) 4:30pm @ Madrid 8th grade plays 5:00pm
VB-9/JV/V(GC) 5pm @ Guthrie Center
FB-9th (WCV) 5pm @ Stuart
CC-JH/JV/V(Ogden) 5:00pm @ Ogden
Sept 5 - FB-V (W-G) 7:00pm @ Woodward
Sept 8 - School Board: 5:30PM @ Admin Building (2nd Mon)
Sophomore Class Ring Orders Due to Jostens
Senior Announcements Orders Due to Jostens
VB-9/JV(SE Valley) 6:00pm @ Gowrie
FB-JV (W-G) 6pm @ Woodward
Sept 9 - 5:30 - 7:30 PM - Little Tiger Cheer Camp @ Elem. Gym
4:00pm VB-JH(Ankeny Christian) @ Madrid
5:00pm VB-9/JV/V(Earlham) @ Madrid
5:00pm CC-JV/V(Winterset) @ Winterset
Sept 11 - 5:30 - 7:30 PM - Little Tiger Cheer Camp @ Elem. Gym
4:00pm VB-JH(SEW) @ Burnside
4:30pm FB-JH (Van Meter) @ Van Meter
5:00pm FB-9th (S. Ham) @ Jewell
Sept 12 - 1st Quarter Mid-Term Report Mailed
7:00pm FB-F (S. Ham) @ Madrid (Ele Cheerleading during halftime)
Sept 15  - 4:15pm CC-JH/JVV(Ballard)  @ Huxley
4:30pm VB-JH(Colo-Nesco) @ Madrid
5:00pm VB-9/JV/V(CMB) @ Maxwell
6:00pm FB-JV (WA) @ Woodward
Sept 16 - 6:30 PM - TEAM Tiger Mtg., Elem. Cafeteria
4:00pm VB-JH(Paton-Churdan) @ Churdan
5:00pm VB-9/JV/V(Van Meter) @ Madrid
Sept 17 - 2:00pm Early Dismissal
Sept 18 - 4:30pm CC-JV/V(Panorama) Panora
4:30pm FB-JH (Panorama) @ Madrid
Sept 19 - 7:00pm FB-V (Ogden) @ Ogden (Broadcast on KWBG)
Sept 20 - 8:30am VB-V Waukee Tourn. @ Waukee
Sept 22 - 4:00pm VB-JH(DMC) @ Madrid
6:00pm FB-JV (DMC) @ DM
Sept 23 - 6:30 PM - Kindergarten & 1st Grade Reading NIght
4:00pm VB-JH(Panorama) @ Panora
5:00pm VB-9/JV/V(WCV) @ Stuart (Broadcast on KWBG)
Sept 25 - 4:00pm FB-JH (DMC) @ DM
4:30pm CC-JH/JV/V(Roland-Story) @ Story City
5:00pm VB-9/JV/V(Panorama) @ Panora
Sept 26 - 7:00pm FB-V (DMC) Homecoming @ Madrid
Sept 27 - 7:00am Oktemberfest Parade @ Marshalltown
8:00am VB-V Nevada Tourn. @ Nevada
Sept 28 - 12:30pm Golden Circle College Fair @ Hy-Vee Hall, 3rd Street, Des Moines
Sept 29 - 6:30 PM - Kindergarten & 1st Grade Reading NIght
4:00pm VB-JH(W-G) @ Madrid
4:30pm CC-JH/JV/V(Nevada) @ Nevada
5:00pm VB-9(Gil/WMarshall) @ Gilbert
5:00pm VB-JV(WM/ICA) @ Madrid
6:00pm FB-JV (Earlham) @ Madrid
Sept 30 - K -12 Fall Photo Day
5:00pm VB-9/JV/V(W-G) @ Madrid
Oct 1 - 2:00pm Early Dismissal
6:30pm Booster Club Meeting

Dates and Times are taken from Tiger-Times Calendar.
Do not reflect any cancellations and or any rescheduled dates!
Administration Office: 201 North Main 515-795-3241...fax 515-795-2121
Jr. and Sr. High School:
599 North Kennedy Ave. 515-795-3240...
fax 515-795-4408
Elementary School: 213 West 1st 515-795-2359 or 515-795-2471...
fax 515-795-2121
Transportation :
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 7PM on the 2nd Tuesday of the month @ City Hall

Parks Open: April 1, 2014
Parks Close: Nov. 1, 2014

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)

No Congregate Meals
Madrid School Lunch Menu's 
Pancakes Syrup

Meat Patty/Bun
Oven Potatoes
Fresh Fruit
Sugar Cookie


No School
Cooks Choice

Chicken Fries
Lettuce Salad
Green Peppers/Tomato
Whole Wheat Bread
Pancake Sausage Bites

Cheese Cup
Refried Beans
Omelet & Toast

Chicken and Noodles
Mashed Potatoes
Fruit Cup
Cinnamon Roll
Long John & Cereal

Cheese Cup
Broccoli/Mixed Vegetable
Graham Cookies
Milk 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

511 Travel Information

Road Conditions by IEM

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