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September 23, 2014

The ever-popular Coffee House series is back for the new college year, featuring a variety of talented students and community members. The first Coffee House will be held Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. in “The Max” Student Center on the Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. The evening’s...

September 22, 2014

All former Iowa Lakes Community College baseball players are invited to participate in the Fifth Annual Alumni Baseball Game on Saturday, Oct. 4.   Schedule: Noon-1:00 Laker Batting Practice 1:00-1:45 Alumni Batting Practice 1:50-2:15 Infield/Outfield taken together 2:30 - GAME                     ...

September 19, 2014

Make plans now to attend the 6th annual Korks & Kegs scholarship fundraiser hosted by the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation on Thursday, Oct. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pearson Lakes Art Center in Spirit Lake.  Proceeds from the event will provide scholarships for Fine Art Students...

September 18, 2014

Put on your bib overalls and seed corn cap and join the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s 6th Annual Scholarship Tractor Ride. The Tractor Ride will take place on Thursday, Sept. 25. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the Emmetsburg Campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. Cost is $25...

September 17, 2014

The Motorcycle and Small Engine program at Iowa Lakes was featured at the Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday afternoon in Estherville. Instructor Matt Bohl explained that three options are available to students in the program. Students may choose to get a diploma in one year. Also, students may return for...

September 16, 2014

The annual Laker Scramble Scholarship Golf Outing was held on Friday, Sept. 12, at Brooks National Golf Course.  The event is held each year to benefit Iowa Lakes Athletics Scholarships.  Proceeds from the event provide scholarships for Iowa Lakes student-athletes who demonstrate outstanding leadership on and off the playing field....

September 12, 2014

The Farm Lab of Iowa Lakes Community College will host its annual Farm Field Day and Expo on Thursday, Sept. 18. Special guest Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig will be the featured speaker. All area residents, as well as past Ag program alumni of Iowa Lakes, are invited to...

September 10, 2014

Unofficial results of Tuesday's Equipment Replacement Levy show that the renewal has passed.  "First and foremost, we want to thank the citizens in our region for showing their support for our college," said Valerie Newhouse, President of Iowa Lakes Community College. Combined totals show 1,415 total votes, with 1,224 'yes'...

September 8, 2014

The Laker Scramble Golf Outing will be held this Friday at Brooks National Golf Course in Okoboji. The event generates scholarship funds for student athletes at Iowa Lakes Community College. Iowa Lakes has over 300 student athletes competing collegiately for the Iowa Lakes Lakers in 16 different sports programs. Golfer...

September 3, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College Director of Athletics Troy Larson has announced the hiring of Kevin Mahlan as the new Head Women’s Soccer Coach. A Lindenhurst, N.Y., native, Mahlan received his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Farmingdale University in 1975.  He chose to continue his education in 1996, earning his...

August 28, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College celebrated Thursday as a green ribbon was officially cut on the new Sustainable Energy Resources and Technologies (S.E.R.T.) building in Estherville. Supporters of the college, businesses and industries, along with members of the communities in the five-county area were on hand for the public open house...

August 27, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College Head Men’s Soccer Coach Ben MacRae has announced the new men’s soccer team that will be set to compete for the 2014 season.  The roster includes one returning player and 25 incoming freshmen.   “I thoroughly expect to be in the Final Four in the conference shake...

August 20, 2014

The Iowa Lakes Community College Board of Trustees convened Tuesday in Estherville and received the latest on the value of athletics in the recruitment of students to the college. Executive Dean of Students, Julie Williams, welcomed Troy Larson, Director of Athletics, to the podium to share the significance of offering...

August 19, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College takes a huge step forward in its ongoing effort to be as green – and sustainable – as possible when it opens a new educational building next week on the Estherville campus. A ribbon will be cut to officially mark the opening of the Sustainable Energy...

August 18, 2014

Head Coach Cody Alesch and the Iowa Lakes Wrestling team have announced their 2014-2015 recruiting class.  “This class seems to be well rounded in the fact they have high goals academically and athletically,” Alesch stated.  “I believe these young men have a desire to compete at a high level and...

August 11, 2014

The Iowa Lakes Community College vote to renew the Equipment Replacement Levy has begun. Absentee ballot requests are available and individuals who wish to vote may do so now at their local Auditor’s office during regular business hours. The special election will be held on Sept. 9.    Voters originally...

August 6, 2014

Three exceptional Iowa Lakes students are the recipients of the Kibbie Outstanding Service Award. The John P. “Jack” Kibbie Outstanding Service Award is presented annually to those students who exemplify the spirit of service to the college community.  Faculty and staff nominate students for this award and Iowa Lakes Trustee...

August 4, 2014

Area golfers are invited to attend the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s Palo Alto County Scholarship Golf Outing Friday, Aug. 8 at Five Island Golf Course in Emmetsburg. The event features a nine-hole, four-person best shot tournament format.  Registration and lunch will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a noon...

August 1, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College is hosting two ‘Express Registration Days’ in August in an effort to help individuals get registered for college classes in a short amount of time. The days will be on Monday, Aug. 18, from 3-6:30 p.m.; and Tuesday, Aug. 19 from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m....

July 29, 2014

Iowa Lakes Baseball will be having a Fall Baseball League on Sunday afternoons starting on Sept. 7 running through Oct. 19. The league, ran by head coach Jason Nell, will give participants exposure and instruction from college coaches and athletes from Iowa Lakes Community College.  Games will be scheduled from...

July 23, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College is proud to announce the election of Michael J. Morson into the position of Vice President for the Association of Surgical Technologists Student Association. Michael was voted into his position during the AST National Conference in Denver, Colo., in May. With nearly 2,000 attendants and almost...

July 15, 2014

The Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College held its monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon in Algona and received an update on the new Massage Therapy program at the Algona campus.   Mark Gruwell,* Executive Dean of Instruction and Development joined with Theresa Waechter,* Supervisor and Advisor for the Algona...

July 15, 2014

Blue Zones Project™ officially announced Tuesday that the Algona campus of Iowa Lakes Community College is a designated Blue Zones Project Worksite™.   The campus achieved designation status on June 23, 2014, after completing the necessary items in the Blue Zones Project™ worksite pledge, including enforcing a tobacco free campus,...

July 14, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College students have returned from the 50th annual National SkillsUSA competition held in Kansas City. Alex Kenne (Algona) won first place in State and second in Nationals for SkillsUSA in Carpentry. Matt Sediveck (New Hampton) won first place in State and 13th in the Nation for SkillsUSA...

July 2, 2014

Four students from Iowa Lakes Community College will participate in this year’s Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute. This is the ninth year for the institute and the eighth time students from Iowa Lakes have participated in the August event. Students include: Brandi Alexander from Buffalo, New York, who is majoring in Substance...

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