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July 27, 2016

A former Iowa Lakes Baseball star has signed to play with a Major League Baseball team. Manny DeLeon, who played as a Laker during the 2013-14 season, had two successful years at Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kan. He was recently named NAIA National Player of the Year.  DeLeon had hopes...

July 27, 2016

“Crime and Punishment,” a 1920s themed murder mystery experience, is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11. Get out the fedora or flapper dress and join Iowa Lakes at “The Shores” for this speakeasy.  Guests will be in the thick of things as the story unfolds before their...

July 20, 2016

Iowa Lakes standout golfer Matt Bennett, has qualified for the 116th US Amateur Championships to be played at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.  Oakland Hills Country Club has been a familiar place for the USGA and PGA. Oakland Hills has hosted six US Open’s (1924, 1937, 1951,...

July 19, 2016

The Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College held its monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon in Algona and received an update on the latest happenings at the Algona campus. Scott Stokes, Vice President of Administration, joined with Theresa Waechter, Supervisor and Advisor for the Algona campus, in sharing news from...

July 18, 2016

The annual Linda Heldt Memorial Laker Scholarship Golf Outing was held on Friday, July 15, at the Estherville Golf Course. Heldt, a long-time, well-respected Iowa Lakes Athletic Department employee, succumbed to pancreatic cancer in 2007. Proceeds from this event provide scholarships for Iowa Lakes Community College student athletes. The event...

July 11, 2016

Tour the many beautiful sites of West Bend by joining Iowa Lakes on Wednesday, August 3 for the West Bend Day Trip. Agenda includes: Tour of the Grotto of the Redemption, lunch at Addy Mae’s, behind the scenes of Country Maid, Tour the Historical Museum Area, and much more! Departure...

July 11, 2016

Individuals seeking a Class A CDL, which is required to drive commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) are encouraged to attend the Iowa Lakes Class A CDL Training Course. The course includes online coursework, practice range and road time to prepare students on: performing vehicle inspection, basic control of the vehicle, backing...

July 5, 2016

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) has announced it has awarded continuing accreditation to the Medical Assistant Program at Iowa Lakes Community College in Spencer. The recent peer review conducted by the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) and CAAHEP’s Board of Directors, recognized the program’s...

July 1, 2016

Gary S. Phillips of Estherville received a Governor's Volunteer Award from Governor Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds during a special recognition ceremony held June 23 in Storm Lake. Phillips was nominated by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and was honored with the Governor's Individual Volunteer Award...

June 28, 2016

Over the 2015-16 school year, the students in the TRIO-SSS program at Iowa Lakes Community College participated in several events and trips, giving them the opportunity to meet new people and learn many new things.  On November 6-7, 2015, TRIO-SSS students and Presidential Scholars partnered for a trip to Minnesota...

June 28, 2016

The Clay County Merit Scholarship was established at Iowa Lakes Community College in 1999. The Iowa Lakes Foundation hosts an annual golf outing with the help of Iowa Lakes employees and community committee members to fund this scholarship. Requirements include full-time enrollment, permanent Clay County resident, community service and minimum...

June 23, 2016

Over 150 people put on their grass skirts and sunglasses and joined the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s 12th annual Dickinson County Scholarship Luau. The Luau took place on June 16 at the tropical Barefoot Bar on Lake Okoboji.  Guests enjoyed a Luau themed meal, catered by the Barefoot Bar....

June 23, 2016

Iowa Lakes Director of Athletics Troy Larson announced today that Lea Hartigan will become the new head volleyball coach. She will also take over the role of Success Center Instructor for the Estherville campus.   Hartigan spent the last two years as the assistant volleyball coach at NCAA Division II...

June 23, 2016

An Algona woman has been hired to enhance educational services related to the Tietz Entrepreneurial Center at the Algona Campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. Shelly Brown began her duties in mid-April. Brown, of Algona, was previously the Public Relations Specialist at Pharmacists Mutual Companies. She has assisted with the...

June 22, 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...

June 21, 2016

The Iowa Lakes Community College Board of Trustees travel to all campuses throughout the summer and Tuesday afternoon’s meeting was held in Spencer where they received an update on Camps, Bus Trips and Third Age College.  Mary Faber, Director of the Spencer campus, talked about the impact students in the...

June 21, 2016

Water safety is a common topic each year as summer approaches, but it is also important to talk about all year long. According to the National Safety Council, drowning is more common for children under the age of 5 and is the second leading cause of death for people ages...

June 21, 2016

The uniform for the day is bib overalls and a seed corn cap for the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s Annual Scholarship Tractor Ride.  The 2016 Tractor Ride takes place on Thursday, July 7.   Coffee and rolls provided prior to the ride prepare participants for a scenic tour of...

June 20, 2016

Area golfers are invited to attend the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s Palo Alto County Scholarship Golf Outing on Friday, June 24 at the Five Island Golf Course in Emmetsburg.   The event features a nine-hole, four-person best shot tournament format.  Registration at 12:30, followed by a 1:00 p.m. shotgun...

June 16, 2016

Surgical Technology Students at Iowa Lakes Community College’s Spencer campus recently attended the Association of Surgical Technologists National Conference. This year’s conference theme was “Forging-Ahead” and focused on moving ahead, against the odds, when things get tough.  Surgical Technologists may experience many challenging situations and personalities in their day-to-day work...

June 13, 2016

A new scholarship is being established at Iowa Lakes Community College to recognize sophomore international students who have high academic skills and leadership qualities. The scholarship will be called the “We Believe” Academic Excellence Scholarship. The motivation to establish this scholarship is a direct result of students who have demonstrated...

June 8, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation hosted the Clay County Scholarship Golf Outing on Monday, June 6 at Spencer Municipal Golf Course. This year’s event featured a 9-hole, four-person best ball tournament format. At 5 p.m. was the shotgun start with awards and raffle following. Participants had the opportunity to take...

June 2, 2016

Five concerts will be held during the 36th Annual Iowa Lakes Community College Reggie Schive Summer Jazz Camp next week and the public is invited to attend.  The concerts will be Monday through Thursday, June 20-23, and will feature the Headliners and the camp participants. Headliners include Roger Neumann, saxophones...

May 31, 2016

Students and advisors of Iowa Lakes Community College participated in the National Leadership Conference of Business Professionals of America (BPA) on May 4 – 9 in Boston, Mass.  A total number of 4 members from Iowa Lakes were among the approximate 6,000 students, advisors and guests from across the United...

May 26, 2016

Join Iowa Lakes for a day trip of discovery on Tuesday, June 21!  Escape from the hustle and the bustle of everyday life and finally spend some time in serenity, the Northern Loess Hills. Unique, breathtaking scenery will be experienced while visiting the Westfield Interpretive Center, Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center,...

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