MAC Annual Banquet

The Annual Madrid Area Chamber of Commerce (MAC) Banquet will be held on Friday, April 5, 2019, and the Volunteer of the Year will be honored. Nominate a volunteer for this honor by providing name and contact information to Don Lincoln at or dropping off your recommendation at the Larson Agency by March 15 Make your reservation to attend by March 29 by contacting Suzi Lincoln at City State Bank.

The event will be held at the Snus Hill Winery. Social hour will begin at 5:30 pm; dinner follows at 6:00 pm and will be provided by Whatcha Smokin?.

Madrid Little League Registration

Go to You must register online.
Deadline is March 15, and there is a $20 late fee.
T-Ball: Boys & girls with birthdays between Sept. 2014 through Aug. 2015
Rookies Baseball: Boys and girls with birthdays between  Sept. 2011 through Aug. 2013
Minors Baseball: Boys & girls with birthdays between Sept 2009 – Aug 2011 (girls usually join softball)
Majors: Boys & girls with birthdays between Sept. 2007 through Aug 2009 (girls usually join softball)
Contact Allie Antonovich for more information.

Sign up for STEM on Early Out Wednesdays

Second and third graders are invited to a new STEM program!  The 2019 sessions will focus on real-world problems related to plant pollination, beach erosion, and mud tracking, while engaging in activities, crafts, and games. The program will meet on early out Wednesdays from 2 to 4 pm, from February through May. The program will be held at the Madrid Elementary School cafeteria. Registration is due February 6. It is sponsored by Boone County ISU Extension and Outreach. Pre-registration (and a fee) is required. You can register online here or call 515-432-3882.

Sign up for Kindergarten Round Up

Parents of children who will be five years old or older before September 15, 2019, are requested to contact Madrid Elementary to place your child’s name on the kindergarten list for the 2019-2020 school year.  It is important that students be listed as soon as possible for planning.  The telephone number to the elementary office is 795-3240 option 1.
Kindergarten Round-Up is scheduled for Friday,  April 5 from 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.  This event is for children only and gives them a chance to visit the school, visit kindergarten classrooms, and meet kindergarten teachers.

Dr. Brett Mathes Certified as a Chiropractic Sports Physician

After earning over 100 hours at a postgraduate program and passing the certification exam, Dr. Brett Mathes has earned the distinction of Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. This ciertification allows Mathes to work with athletes to prevent and treat sports-related injuries. If you would like Mathes to attend your sporting event, appointments can be scheduled by calling 515-795-3655.

Mathes’s office is located at Global Wellness in Madrid.

2018 Lighting Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2018 winners!

Lighting contest winner, 1st place
1st Place: Doug and Jeana Grimes
Lighting contest winner, 2nd place
2nd Place: Brandon and Shellie Allen
Lighting contest winner, 3rd place
3rd Place: Lynda Vaughn

Recycling Trailer Available for City Residents

A recycle trailer is now available near the Market of Madrid for residents of Madrid. Please refer to the sticker on the side of the trailer for details on items accepted for recycling.

8th Annual Animated and Musical Holiday Lights Display

Check out 611 South Market Street to see a beautiful display of Christmas lights and music. The display lights are lit from 6 to 10 pm each night until January 1, 2019. Nick Snider and Sarah Carr create the display each year, and they have about 13,000 lights this year! Tune in to 101.7 FM to listen to music accompanying the light show.

MAC Christmas Extravaganza Schedule

Psst: Have you heard? The Christmas Extravaganza will be held on a Saturday this year! Plan to attend on Saturday, December 1. Full details are on the Christmas Extravaganza page.

Greater Love Ministries Holiday Schedule

Thanksgiving Food Basket
Sign up Monday, October 22 through Friday, November 9
Food Basket Distribution:
Wednesday, November 14
9:00 -10:30 am
4:00 to 5:30 pm

Christmas Food Basket
Sign up Monday, October 22 through Wednesday November 14
Food Basket Distribution
Wednesday, December 19
9:00 -10:30 am
4:00 to 5:30 pm

Child Christmas Gift
Sign up dates: Monday, October 22 through Friday, November 30

Christmas Gift Shopping
Wednesday, December 19
9:00 -10:30 am
4:00 to 5:30 pm

Greater Love will be closed November 22 and 22 and December 20 until January 2.