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February 11, 2016

Iowa Lakes will be traveling to Council Bluffs this weekend as they take part in the Feb. 14 North Central District Regional hosted by Iowa Western. The regional is comprised of nine teams from Iowa and Minnesota with five of those colleges ranked in the top 10 nationally. Iowa Lakes...

February 9, 2016

College officials at Iowa Lakes are extremely pleased that voters in the district have placed a positive stamp on the $16 million bond referendum on the ballot tonight/Feb. 9. "We can't thank our supporters enough for valuing the impact the college has on students, workers and the economy of this...

February 9, 2016

The Heldt-Laker Memorial Golf Outing generates scholarship funds for student athletes.  Over 300 student athletes compete collegiately for the Iowa Lakes Lakers in 16 different sports.  The event starts on Friday, July 15 at the Estherville Golf Course.   Golfer registration begins Friday, July 15 at 11 a.m., with a...

February 5, 2016

The 2016 Laker Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet will be held on Friday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the S.E.R.T Center on the Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes. The event is open to the public. Anyone who would like to meet the inductees of the Laker Athletics Hall of...

February 4, 2016

Plans are under way for the 12th Annual Lakes Health Conference June 9-10 at Arrowwood Resort and Convention Center.  The event begins at 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 9 and concludes at noon on Friday, June 10.   This year’s conference will focus on a variety of subjects including Mental...

February 4, 2016

Iowa Lakes Softball team will be holding a positions camp on Sunday, February 21 at the Christensen Building on the Iowa Lakes campus. The positions camp is open to grades 6-12 and is split up into five sessions based on desired defensive position. The cost is $20 for each session....

February 1, 2016

The Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award was established in 1992 by the Iowa Lakes Alumni & Friends Association. The award is presented annually at spring commencement to prior graduates of Iowa Lakes who exemplify outstanding support for community, business, school, service clubs, etc. Nominations are once again being sought by...

February 1, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College would like to extend an invitation to you to see the performance of American Native hoop dancer and speaker, Jackie Bird. The event is free of charge and the public is encouraged to attend.  The dance she will be performing is a dance for healing that...

January 29, 2016

Iowa Lakes will be hosting its next Coffee House… mark your calendar for Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. in the Student Center on the Estherville Campus!  Showcasing their musical talents will be vocal and instrumental performers from Iowa Lakes, as well as community members.  Admission is FREE and everyone...

January 29, 2016

Iowa Lakes continues to serve as the Northwest Region’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Hub, offering Scale-Up programs that help engage students’ interest in STEM. Established in July 2011 via Governor’s Executive Order, the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council is a public-private partnership of educators, companies and Iowa students...

January 29, 2016

Next Tuesday, Feb. 2, is the date set for residents to vote on the Iowa Lakes Community College proposed $16 million bond referendum.  Yet, if anyone has looked at the weather forecast, they might have questions as to whether or not they’ll be able to make it to the polls...

January 28, 2016

Say “I love you” with a Singing Valentine, and leave your sweetheart speechless!  On Friday February 12, the Iowa Lakes Men’s Quartet will deliver Singing Valentines for area residents and business people looking for a fun and exciting way to send a Valentine message to their sweethearts, family members, friends,...

January 22, 2016

As voting approaches for the Feb. 2 bond referendum for Iowa Lakes, college officials are sharing information on where the polling places will be located. Absentee voting is currently under way.  The vote is on Feb. 2 with polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Since Iowa Lakes is...

January 20, 2016

The 2016 Laker Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet will be held on Friday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the SERT building on the Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes.  The event is open to the public.  Anyone who would like to meet the inductees of the Laker Athletics Hall of...

January 20, 2016

The Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College covered a wide variety of topics when they met Tuesday afternoon in Estherville. The Trustees were updated on progress in the Sustainable Energy Resources and Technologies programs which include: Wind Energy and Turbine Technology; Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC); Electrical...

January 15, 2016

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat (Mega Mix Edition) is coming to Iowa Lakes Community College this spring!  Iowa Lakes Community College’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat will be directed by Carol Ayres and Brett Fuelberth. A large cast is needed, including 20 men, 20 women, a...

January 12, 2016

Community Days have been set for late January at the Emmetsburg and Estherville campuses of Iowa Lakes Community College. College President Valerie Newhouse will host the events and share key information about the proposed bond referendum for Iowa Lakes.  The Emmetsburg campus event is set for Mon., Jan. 25 from...

January 12, 2016

A new Women’s Basketball Coach has been named at Iowa Lakes Community College. Iowa Lakes Director of Athletics Troy Larson announced today that Ashley Martin will become the new Head Women’s Basketball Coach pending board approval. She will also take over the role of sports marketing.  Martin is no stranger...

January 12, 2016

On Tuesday and Wednesday, January 19 and 20, Iowa Lakes Community College will be hosting its annual Jazz Band Contest for area high school bands. 19 schools will travel to Estherville to perform and compete for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in 3 classes. Each band will also be given...

January 12, 2016

New opportunities for entrepreneurs and area businesses will become a reality at the Algona campus of Iowa Lakes Community College in the near future. At a gathering Monday evening, the Donald R. Tietz Charitable Foundation publicized its support for funding the operations of the center. This service and program will...

January 11, 2016

On Tuesday, Jan. 26, and Wednesday, Jan. 27, twenty-four Show Choirs and Jazz Choirs from area high schools and middle schools will be coming to Iowa Lakes for the Annual Iowa Lakes Show/Jazz Choir Festival.  The choirs will be performing for two clinicians – Clay Blackman from Omaha is returning...

January 7, 2016

Dust off your formals and join us on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at the VFW in Algona for the Kossuth County scholarship fundraising event, “Dancing with the Local Stars”.  All proceeds from this event provide scholarships for students who reside in Kossuth County and are full-time students at Iowa Lakes...

January 6, 2016

A special announcement is planned for a gathering in Algona next Monday (January 11) at Iowa Lakes Community College. The college is holding Community Days throughout the five-county area in an effort to share information about the proposed $16 million bond referendum the college has scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 2....

January 1, 2016

It’s easy for faculty, staff and fellow students to spot Adam Heslinga on the Iowa Lakes campuses in Algona or Emmetsburg when he’s wearing his 2014 Kansas City Royals American League Championship ring. As some might say, “It’s huge!” It’s also quite a perk for the 22-year-old clubhouse assistant –...

December 31, 2015

Community Days have been set for early January at the Spirit Lake and Spencer campuses of Iowa Lakes Community College. College President Valerie Newhouse will host the events and share key information about the proposed bond referendum for Iowa Lakes. The Spirit Lake campus event is set for Wed., Jan....

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