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December 2, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College has launched a new athletics website. The new site – www.iowalakesathletics.com – offers enhanced and updated coverage of all athletic teams at the college.  Iowa Lakes partnered with Presto Sports to create the new website. The interactive site uses large photos to display the latest news...

December 1, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College has one table and three benches thanks to the Build with Bags program. The plastic bag recycling program – which is led by Iowa grocers – announced earlier this year that Iowa Lakes was one of 18 recipients of a Build with Bags grant award. The...

November 29, 2016

The newest golf and enrollment coach at Iowa Lakes Community College may seem familiar, and there’s a good reason for that — Jarvis Weber is an Iowa Lakes graduate himself. He earned his associate’s degree in 2010 as a two-time Presidential Scholar, a two-time Infinity Scholar and a distinguished academic...

November 28, 2016

Several Iowa Lakes Community College employees were honored for their years of service at the college’s fall in-service day. Employees who received 10-year pins were Lora Devereaux, Terry Kinseth, Troy Kleve, Judy Klunder, Laure Miller and Jon Williams.  Those being honored for 15 years were Daniel Bredeson, Nichole Evans, Vicki...

November 28, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community Colleges honors six employees this year for their outstanding contributions to the school during the 2015-2016 college year. Annually, employees are asked to nominate co-workers whom they feel demonstrate outstanding service – directly or indirectly – to Iowa Lakes students, staff or faculty. The nominees need to...

November 25, 2016

A few faculty members at Iowa Lakes Community College were awarded titles at the College’s annual in-service meeting this fall.  Receiving the academic title of associate professor was Christopher Gerstbrein, criminal justice instructor/coordinator.  Professor certificates were awarded to Lora Devereaux, communications instructor, and Laure Miller, nursing instructor.  From left to...

November 25, 2016

Noise, enthusiasm, anticipation and learning will fill the air at Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville as 12 teams of area students compete to build and program their own robots in the FIRST® LEGO® League Regional Qualifying Competition on Saturday, Dec. 3. FIRST® LEGO® League is an international program, created...

November 23, 2016

Students who want to get ahead or catch up on classes with their four-year or community college will be interested in classes held over the holiday break at Iowa Lakes Community College. A variety of transferable course work is available with some classes beginning as early as Dec. 15, and...

November 23, 2016

For many, the holidays are a time of plenty, but others still struggle to get by amid the festivities. For those in need of assistance, several groups at Iowa Lakes Community College are organizing drives for food, clothing and bedding. The Student Senate on the Estherville campus is hosting a...

November 18, 2016

If 2016 is any indication, the staff in the Iowa Lakes TRIO Talent Search Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Camp will be planning an even bigger and better event for 2017. This was the fifth year for the camp which is for students going into 7th and 8th grades...

November 18, 2016

The kindergarteners who visited Iowa Lakes Community College Tuesday won’t have to decide on a career for a long time, but their trip definitely got the wheels turning—just like the windmills they learned about. The guests from Estherville Lincoln Central Elementary School visited the Sustainable Energy Resources & Technologies Center,...

November 17, 2016

The Iowa Lakes Community College music department will present the Holiday Coffee House at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, in The Max Student Center, located at 300 S. 18th St. on the Estherville campus. The evening’s performances are open to the public and will include an assortment of holiday music...

November 15, 2016

The members of the Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College learned Tuesday of the many innovative ways in which the college is working to ensure academic quality for all of its students. Scott Stokes, Vice President of Administration, recapped the accreditation process Iowa Lakes uses for its regional...

November 11, 2016

Local celebrities are preparing to take to the dance floor to strut their stuff and boogie down to benefit students of Iowa Lakes Community College in the upcoming 2017 Dancing with the Local Stars event. This year’s dancers include Beany Bode, Sara Curtis, the Rev. Ed Girres, Rachel Smith, Mandie...

November 10, 2016

The Iowa Lakes Community College Alumni & Friends Association is once again seeking nominations for the 24th annual Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award. This award is presented annually at spring commencement to prior graduates of Iowa Lakes who exemplify outstanding support for community, business, school, service clubs, etc.  The Iowa...

November 9, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College will honor student, faculty and staff veterans who have served in the armed forces with several activities this week. The Estherville campus is sponsoring Honor Trees again this year. Signs encourage students, staff and faculty to tie various colored ribbons to the trees to recognize those...

November 8, 2016

Iowa Lakes wrestling team opens the season ranked #2 in the country.  The Lakers have 6 individuals ranked in the top 8 of their respected weight classes. Brian Maas is ranked 3rd at 125lbs and was a National Qualifier in 2016 George Farmah is ranked 3rd at 133lbs and was...

October 31, 2016

Huzzah! Good tidings to you and yours! The Iowa Lakes Community College Music Department is proud to announce the 17th Annual Elizabethan Madrigal Feaste. This year’s festivities will be held in a neighboring castle – The VFW in Estherville – on Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3, at half-past...

October 24, 2016

Dress as a gangster or silent screen star! Come as a flapper or come as you are! Join us, Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation, for “Crime and Punishment,” a 1920s themed murder mystery experience, to be held at “The Shores of Five Island” community center in Emmetsburg on Friday, Feb....

October 21, 2016

Eight area high school choirs are joining forces to create wonderful music together at the Heartland Honor Choir being hosted by Iowa Lakes Community College. Singers from Boyden-Hull, Estherville-Lincoln Central, Graettinger-Terril, Ruthven-Ayrshire, West Bend-Mallard, Clay Central-Everly, Newell-Fonda, South O’Brien, and Pocahontas area will be part of the mass choirs of...

October 18, 2016

The Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College began their new year during a meeting Tuesday afternoon in Estherville.  After approving the agenda and accepting the minutes of the last meeting, Tony Condon, Board Secretary, called the ‘organizational’ meeting to order.  The first item was to elect the President of the...

October 17, 2016

The 26th Annual Jazz Festival is set for Thursday, Oct. 27. Featured this year will be Andy Hall, jazz professional on the bass. Hall is a professional bassist on both the acoustic and electric bass. His favorite style of music, “Jazz” he finds most challenging, yet most rewarding. Andy is...

October 14, 2016

Please join Iowa Lakes Community College celebrating 50 years of Your Community, Your College!  The 50th Anniversary Celebration will be held the evening of October 29 at the SERT Facility, 2421 7th Avenue South on the Estherville Campus. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with a welcome from President Valerie...

October 13, 2016

After coaching the Iowa Lakes Community College men's and women's golf program for seven years, Andy Soper is saying goodbye to a job he’s truly enjoyed.   During his tenure of seven years, he has coached 12 national qualifiers.  He has had three All-Americans, two second team All-Americans, and one...

October 10, 2016

Photographer, and Iowa Lakes Instructor Dave Petrick, has successfully completed his 15 continuing education credits allowing him to maintain his Certified Professional Photographer status.  Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and the Certification Committee commended Petrick on his ability to maintain his quality of excellence as a Certified Professional Photographer. Certification...

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