Provided by the City of Madrid, Iowa.......................................................The Ledges State Park's Canyon Drive will re-open following today's clean-up efforts (7/29/14 from Boone News-Republican)
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:

Water Quality Report for 2013

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:

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 - 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!

The Madrid Park Board needs some more members, please call Tom Brown @ 571-2252

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

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)
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 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
What's happening this summer @ the libray
Teen Summer Flyer
.............Summer Reading Flyer
July.........August  Calendars

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

Aug 9 - Movie Night @ the Library at 7:000pm. Free popcorn

Aug 30 - 7:00PM Labor Day Movie Nite
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
Aug 17 - 6:30p.m - 8:00p.m Community fundraising concert at St. Paul’s. All proceeds go to the Madrid Fire Departent.
Local Calendar of Meetings & Events:
Dates and Times are subject to changes

The Madrid Park Board needs some more members, please call Tom Brown @ (515) 975-2252

2014 Labor Day Schedule
checkout the LD webpage for more information - one new addition is CRASH the Iowa Wild mascot will be here that Saturday to assist with the family games!
2014 Parade Marshalls nominations are due to City Hall (304 S Water)
by Aug 8th. (drop off or mail in)

Raffle tickets are available at City State Bank, City Hall, Doc Peters, Uni-Clip, VFW and from committee members. $1 ea or 12 for $10.

Volunteers need for the State Fair Booth - Aug 7-17 - 3 shifts (9AM - 1PM) (1PM - 5PM) (5PM - 9PM) sign-up at City Hall or Larson Aquency (volunteers get a FREE admission to the Fair for that day)

July 31 - Archery Fun - 6:30-8:00PM @ Grants Woods Park to register call Emily 230-8832 or 353-4237
Aug 2 -
Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)
Greater Love Ministries - 10:00AM to Noon (Now open Sat)

Aug 4 - City Council: 5:30PM @ City Hall (1st & 3rd Mon)
Labor Day Commission - 6:00PM @ Board Room (1st Mon)

Aug 5 - Madrid Lions Club - 6:30PM @ Madrid Home (prepare for the BBQ) (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/full week)
Aug 6 -
Madrid Action Committee - 7:00AM @ The Cedars (1st Wed-Only)
Madrid Home's Alzheimer & Dementia Caregiver Support Group: Noon to 1:30 PM @ The Cedars Private Dining Room (1st Wed) call 795-3007 (Noon 8/5)

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

Aug 8 - Madrid Library - Last day to turn in reading games
HTT Steering Committee:
9:00AM @ Synder & Assoc. Ankeny (2nd Fri)
Aug 9 - Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)
Madrid Public Library: 7:00PM "Movie Night - TBA " @ Library-Free Popcorn (2nd Sat)

Aug 11 - School Board: 5:30PM @ Admin Building (2nd Mon)
Madrid Public Library: - Draw for prizes (more to follow)
Aug 12 - 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: 7:00PM @ City Hall (2nd Tues)
The Madrid Park Board needs some more members, please call Tom Brown @ (515) 975-2252

Aug 13 - Starlodge 115: 7:00PM @ Masonic Temple (2nd Wed)
Aug 14 - Planning & Zoning: 6:30PM @ Board Room (2nd Thurs)
Aug 16 -
Madrid Public Library: 1-4pm Teens Dungeons & Dragons @ Library
Madrid Historical Museum & Board Mtg: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)
Aug 17 - 6:30p.m - 8:00p.m Community fundraising concert at St. Paul’s. All proceeds go to the Madrid Fire Departent.
Aug 18 - City Council: 5:30PM @ City Hall (1st & 3rd Mon)
Labor Day Commission - 6:00PM @ Board Room (1st Mon)

Madrid Public Library: 7PM Adult Book Discussion @ Library (3rd Mon)

Aug 20 -
Madrid Action Committee: 7:00AM @ The Cedars (1st & 3rd Wed)
Deadline to register for the Alumni Banquet: cost $20 call 795-3559 or 795-3393
Aug 21 - MHC's Community Wide Senior Dances: 7:00PM @ Ballard Creek in Huxley (3rd Tues - part of Friends of the Madrid Home Project)
Aug 23 -
Madrid Historical Museum & Board Mtg: 10:00AM @ Museum (3rd Sat)
Madrid Public Library: 8AM to 2PM Fall Book Sale
Aug 23 -
Madrid Public Library: Noon to 2PM Fall Book Sale
Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)
SHARE - Delivery Truck: 7:00AM @ VFW Hall (Scouts)
Aug 25 - Labor Day Commission - 6:00PM @ Board Room
Madrid Home Board  - 7:00PM @ The Cedars (4th Mon)
Aug 26 - The Madrid Garden Club: 7:00PM "Preparing for the Flower Show" Spaeker - Sandy Gossman @ St John's (4th Tue)
Aug 30 - Madrid Public Library: 7:00PM Labor Day Movie Nite
Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)

Sept 4-7 - Pufferbilly Days in Boone  - Schedule
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 & 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:
Garden Tour September 3 (register by August 8) Visit Noerenberg Memorial Park and Gardens & the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.For more information call 515.795.3216 or visit

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)
CNA/ CMA—Full-time All Shifts **Weekend Packages Available**
RN/LPN - Overnight Nurse

The Cedars - 795-4097
Cook - Part-time
- 3 to 4 days a week

Ogden Schools; Apply online
High School Night Custodian
Food Service Worker

Oak Ridge Park: 913-780-6300
Maintenance Position - Part-time

Napa: 432-3400
Driver/Counterman Part-time

A&M Laundry: 712-260-4564
Route Delivery Driver - 20-25 hrs a week

American Greetings - 1-888-323-4192
Retail Greeting Card Merchandisers in Boone

Members 1st Community Credit Union - Apply there (1021 S. Marshall, Boone)
Customer Service - FT & PT

Caleris - 386-5293
Inbound Tech Support

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

Boone County Humane Society: Stop in
Part-time worker (on call)

Dollar General -
apply on website
Store Manager

Git & Go
: apply at store

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 - Fee Due Aug 8 - Late Fee Aug 9–22, 2014

2014 - 2015 School Calendar

Aug 4 - 8:00am K-12 Registration at each building
Football Camp Starts
Street Smarts Drivers - 8-11am)
Aug 6 - Street Smarts Drivers - 8-11am
Aug 7 - Street Smarts Drivers - 8-11am
Aug 8 - New teacher orientation
Street Smarts Drivers - 8-11am
Aug 11 -
School Board: 5:30PM @ Admin Building (2nd Mon)
Board meets the new staff
Extra Professional Day
Football Practice Starts
Street Smarts Drivers - 6-9PM
Aug 12
- 6:30 7th grade orientation at the high school
In Service/Staff Development
Street Smarts Drivers - 6-9PM
Aug 13 - In Service/Staff Development
Street Smarts Drivers - 6-9PM
Aug 14 - 1st Day of 2014-2015 School Year
Street Smarts Drivers - 6-9PM
Aug 15 - Street Smarts Drivers - 6-9PM
Aug 21 - VB-Conference Scrimmage 5pm – 8pm @ Woodward
Aug 22 - Gatorade Scrimmage/Timing - @ High School
6 pm-VB - 6:30 pm-CC  - 7:00 pm-FB
Aug 28 - VB-JV/V - 5pm @ Madrid (Colfax-Mingo, Colo-Nesco & Madrid)
CC-JV/V(Gilbert) - 5pm @ ISU Course
Aug 29 - FB-V 7:00pm @ Van Meter
Sept 1 - NO SCHOOL - Labor Day
Sept 2 - 6:00pm FB-JV 6:00pmMadrid vs Panorama @ Madrid VB-JV/V(NEH) 6:00pm @ Blairsburg
Sept 4 - FB-JH (WCV) 4:30pm @ Madrid 8th grade plays
5:00pm VB-9/JV/V(GC) 5pm e @ Guthrie Center
FB-9th (WCV) 5pm @ Stuart
CC-JH/JV/V(Ogden) 5:00pm @ Ogden
Sept 5 - FB-V (W-G) 7:00pm @ Woodward

Street Smarts
LLC Des Moines - 515-279-1112

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) - Coon Rapids/Bayard - 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 (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 Expansion

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  - Start of school menu's are online.

Madrid School's
WebCam Still
Live shot from Madrid Web Cam
on the Madrid Home
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In town/Web Cam

511 Travel Information

Road Conditions by IEM

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