Provided by the City of Madrid, Iowa
City Hall News & Information:
fire OPEN BURNING - April 1 - May 31, 2014
waterFlushing of the Mains - April 14-25

April 13-May 31: "Free-of-Charge" Yard Waste Dropoff @ Boone Landfill

Remember to call 811
before digging.

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

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)

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:
Links on the Madrid Web Site:

Search the Madrid web site

site search by freefind

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 reminds everyone to please clear snow and ice away from your meters - 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!

Madrid Red Cross Swim Program will be June 16-27 from 10:15 to 10:55am @ McHose Park (Mon-Fri) Deadline is April 25th @ City Hall to signup

Deadline for Madrid Community Endowment Fund Applications - April 30th

Harold Grant honored with " Gift of Iowa's Future" Day
donates $2000 to the M Foundation from the Winter Dance fundraiser
Madrid Casey's
collecting for Greater Love Food
Congratulations - Irene Wilcox
for winning the 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.
Rick Thompson
inducted into the IHSSA PLayers Hall of Fame
Coach Randy Hinkel
becomes the 11th coach in Iowa sports history to get 300 wins in Football
Jimmy Gould
and Carol Truckenmiller are named the Madrid Homes Communities "Volunteers of the Year"
Gerald Carlson
honored with the National Defense Service Medal, Korean War Service Medal & US Service Medal, 60 years after serving in the Korean War
Madrid raises $17,345 last weekend (3/30/13) for the Pony Express. Overall $240,000 was raised statewide for Camp Sunnyside.

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 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
The Filling Station (ice cream shop) OPENS - April 6th

Larson Agency merges with Midwest Insurance/Hertz Real Estate Services
Kading Properties
will begin renting out the Anna’s Grove duplexes on 02/01/2014.
(computer repair) Matt Mataya
"Right Click" Computer Repair
opens in Rankin Building
Elmo's Bar & Grill
has Grand Opening - (formerly Who's Lounge
Bald's "Chill & Grill" Opens
"Thru the Lens" Photography
- Abbi Erickson & Amee King
Dr Pam Becker
joins Grove & Platt Dental Offices
Brown's Pizzeria - New Winter Hours

Saddle's (
BBQ Bistro) - Daily (lunch & supper) - Friday Specials (March/April)
Blake's Antiques and Flea Market openedin the old "Herman's Bar"
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
Book Discussion Group for Adults 3rd Monday

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.

Winter/Spring 2014
Toddlertime Storytime Download Schedule

Storytime for Preschoolers -Download Schedule

National Library Week is April 13-19

April 21 - Movie Afternoon @ Library - the movie "Meet the Robinsons" (rated G) at 1:30pm. Free popcorn
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
lenten lunch

April 18 - Passion Walk - 11:30 starting at St. Malachy’s ending with a soup lunch at St. John’s.

Check the "Local Calendar" section for time and dates of the Friday Night Fish Fries at St Malachy's

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

April 12-19 "Victory Ride Week" for the Pony Express Riders with stop in Madrid on April19th to raise money for Easter Seals Camp Sunnyside

April 13-19 - National Library Week (See Library Section in Column 1)

April 18 - Passion Walk - 11:30AM starting at St. Malachy’s ending with a soup lunch at St. John’s.
St Malachy's Fish Fry - 4:30 to 7:30PM @ St Malachy's (Fish Dinner - $7) (Shrimp Dinner - $9) (Combo - $8) (Kids 10 & under $4)
April 19 - Madrid Historical Museum & Board Mtg: 10:00AM @ Museum (3rd Sat)
Madrid Lions Highway 17 Cleanup - 8:00AM @ Jankin's Building
HTT Cleanup -
10:00AM @ Dalendar Park
Easter Egg Hunt
- Noon @ Edgewood Park (kids 7 and under) sponsored by MBDA
Chamber Forum talk to our legislators - 8:00AM @ Erickson Library
April 20 - Easter
April 21 - City Council: 5:30PM @ City Hall (1st & 3rd Mon)
Movie Day @ Library -
the movie "Meet the Robinsons" (rated G) at 1:30 pm. Free popcorn
Madrid Public Library:
7PM Adult Book Discussion @ Library (3rd Mon)

April 22 - The Madrid Garden Club: 6:30PM "Starting a Community Garden" Speaker Tracy Blackmer @ St John's (4thTue)
April 25 - Deadline to signup for thw Madrid Red Cross Swim Program - return forms and money to City Hall
April 26 - Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM @ Museum (Sat)
SHARE - Delivery Truck: 7:00AM @ VFW Hall (4-H)
Drug Drop-Off - 10AM to Noon @ City Hall (see list of accepted/non accepted in Madrid Paper)
April 30 - Deadline for Madrid Community Endowment Fund Applications - forms are online- call 490-6646
April 30-May 3 - 33rd Annual Rummage & Bake Sale for the Boone Humane Society @ Fairgrounds Call 432-6112,432-6100 or 275-4151 to drop off items for the sale @ Fairgrounds April12, 19 or 26 from 9am to 2pm (see the paper or call for items they can not take)

May 1 - Friends of the Boone County Trail @ Snus Hill (1st Thur)
May 3 - Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM @ Museum (Sat)
Greater Love Ministries - 10:00AM to Noon (Now open Sat)

May 5 - City Council: 5:30PM @ City Hall (1st & 3rd Mon)
Labor Day Commission -
7:00PM @ Board Room (1st Mon)

May 6 - Madrid Lions Club: - 6:00PM Dinner/Meeting @ Madrid Home (1st & 3rd Tues)
Legion Post 341: 7:00PM @ Legion Hall (1st Tues)
SHARE: 5:00 to 6:00PM - Registration @ City Hall - call 433-7836 (1st Tues of a full week)
May 7 - Madrid Action Committee: 7:00AM @ The Cedars (1st & 3rd Wed)
May 8 - Planning & Zoning: 6:30PM @ Board Room (2nd Thurs)
May 9 - HTT Steering Committee: 9:00AM @ Synder & Assoc. Ankeny (2nd Fri)
May 10 - Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM @ Museum (Sat)
Madrid Public Library:
7:00PM "Movie Night " @ Library-Free Popcorn (2nd Sat)

May 12 - School Board:5:30PM @ Admin Building (2nd Mon)
May 13 - Library Board: 5:30PM @ Library Board Room (2nd Tues)
VFW Aux.: 6:30PM @ Aux. Hall (2nd Tues)
Park & Rec Board: 7:00PM @ City Hall (2nd Tues)
V.F.W: 7:00PM @ VFW Hall - (2nd Tues)

May 14 -
Starlodge 115: 7:00PM @ Masonic Temple (2nd Wed)
Childbirth Class - 6-9PM @ BCH register 433-8400
May 20 - Madrid Lions Club: 5:45PM Business mtg - 6:30PM Dinner @ Madrid Home (1st & 3rs Tues)
MHC's Community Wide Senior Dances: 7:00PM @ Ballard Creek in Huxley(3rd Tues) part of Friends of the Madrid Home Project
Childbirth Class - 6-9PM @ BCH register 433-8400
May 21 - Madrid Action Committee: 7:00AM @ The Cedars (1st & 3rd Wed)
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 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 - 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 - 241-4234 (monthly meetings)
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
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:

Arbor Day Celebration - Ogden Boy scouts, April 26 - 10am to 12 noon It is time to plant and celebrate trees!. Pick up your own free tree seedling and experience other tree related activities. Lane Shaver, Mayor Pro-Tem and councilman from Madrid, will be planting a ceremonial tree at 10:30am. Join us for this free event.
Green Tie Affair - May 2 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm Iowa Arboretum hosts the Green Tie Affair. A fun fundraiser featuring tasty delights, unique auction items and early bird plant sale. For more information, raffle tickets or to register: or call 515.795.3216.
Spring Plant Sale - May 3 - 9:00am to 4pm & May 4 - 9am - 4:00pm Iowa Arboretum's Annual Spring Plant Sale. Find unique and interesting plants for your Iowa garden.
Plant a Pouch of Annuals - Family Program - May 3 - 9:00am – 9:15am (Register by May 1) We’ll look at how plants get started (propagation) and explore the difference between annuals and perennials. Every family will take home a hanging flower pouch. Fee: $10 per family per class for Arboretum members and $15 per family non-members.
Advanced Pruning Workshop - May 9 - 8:00am – 4:30pm Professional pruning techniques and the latest research-backed information will be brought together in this dynamic advanced workshop taught by Dr. Edward F. Gilman (University of Florida). Sponsored by the Iowa Arborist Association. Visit www.iowaarboretum for information about registration.

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

"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)
Nurse -Part-time - Night Shift
CNA - Part-time Evenings/Nights

Madrid Schools: Go to website
Upper Ele. Teacher
Spanish Sub

Woodward Academy - Walk-In Interviews (April 23 - 5-7PM)
Overnight Counselor - Full-time
Youth Counnselor Full & Part-time
Secondary Teacher
Clinical Therapist

Boone Rental - Apply there
Full-time (most have valid driver's license)

Caleris - Apply online (
Inbound Tech support by phone
Signing bonus

Van Digest: 432-9975
Seasonal Help

Crop Production Services -
Seasonal help - truck drivers - yard labor

Manatts -
apply online
Seasonal Help in truck drivers, laborers, mechanics & equip. operators

Boone Construction Inc.
apply at store
Experienced Carpenter (5 years minium)

Git & Go
: apply at store

Casey's: apply at store
General worker

Truck Drivers - 361-573-8074 - 866-764-1601 - 888-220-1994
888-476-4820 - 800-645-3748 - 800-528-7825 - 877-369-7895 - 800-853-0339

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


ACT Test:
June 14, 2014 Fee due by: May 9, 2014 Late Fee: May 10–23, 2014
2013-2014 School Calendar (with snow days)
March, April, May Calendar REVISED

April 2014

April 18 - No School – Spring Break!
April 21 - No School – Spring Break!
4:00 PM – Varsity Girls & Boys Golf vs. Guthrie Center & Woodward- Granger @ Woodward
4:30 PM – JH Girls & Boys Track @ Meskwaki Relays @ Tama
4:30 PM- Varsity Girls Track @ Bengal Relays @ Gilbert
April 22 - 3:30 – 5:00 PM- Clover Kids
4:30 PM – JH Girls & Boys Track @ Van Meter Invitational @ Van Meter
5:00 PM- Varsity Boys Track @ Ballard Classic Relays @ Huxley
6:00 – 9:00 PM – Driver’s Ed
April 24 - Elementary Career Day
6:00 – 9:00 PM – Driver’s Ed
6:30 PM - Team Tiger @ Elem. Cafe
April 25 - 2:00 PM – Early Dismissal Teacher In-Service
Tech Expo @ ISU/Hilton
4:00 PM – Varsity Boys Golf vs. Saydel @ Woodward
4:30 PM – JH Girls & Boys Track @ Roland-Story Invitational @ Story City
5:00 PM – Varsity Girls & Boys Track @ South Hardin Coed Invite @ Eldora
April 26 - Jr./Sr. Prom (Times & events, TBA)
9:00 AM – Varsity Boys Golf vs. Panorama Invitational @ Lake Panorama
April 28 - National History Day State Competition
4:00 PM – Varsity Girls & Boys Golf vs. Woodward-Granger & Earlham @ Woodward
4:30 PM – Varsity Boys Track @ Bengal Relays @ Gilbert
April 29 - 5th & 6th Grade Book Club Meeting
4:30 PM – Varsity Girls Track @ ADM Invitational @ Adel
6:00 – 9:00 PM – Driver’s Ed
April 30 - 3rd & 4th Grade Book 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 :
Madrid Historical Museum News & Information...

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 (2013 rates)
Sauer-Danfoss Donates $1000.00 to the Park Expansion Project
The Jeff Neff family donate $3640.00 to the park expansion
Casey's donates scoreboard to the Edgewood Park

Gerald & France Cowles
donate money to purchase bleachers for the ball diamond in the
Edgewood Park Expansion

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





English Muffin
Bacon & Cheese

Pork Fritter/Bun
Tri Tater
Fresh Fruit
Monster Cookie
Omelet & Toast

Chicken Nuggets
Oven Fries
Bread Slice
Sunshine Bar
Cereal & Yogurt

Tater Tots
Green Beans
Rosy Applesauce
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

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