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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...

June 27, 2014

Individuals wishing to get ahead or catch up on classes with their four-year or community college will be interested in four week online classes held over the summer break through Iowa Lakes Community College. A variety of transferable course work is available with classes beginning Monday, July 7, through Aug....

June 24, 2014

In the spring semester, Iowa Lakes had 56 student-athletes earn Academic All-Region; 21 of them earning first team and 35 second team.  Athletic Director Troy Larson is thrilled with the performances of each of these Laker participants.  "Very proud of our student athletes and their work in the classroom.  Having...

June 17, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College Board of Trustees met in Spencer Tuesday afternoon where they received an update on the Spencer campus and met with a student from the Massage Therapy program. Mary Faber, Director of the Spencer campus, talked about what attracts students to the campus. Most students attend because...

June 16, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College will have a new Shooting Sports Club for students to participate in this coming fall. “This is a very popular activity at the high school level in our five-county area,” said Bill Lapczenski, Director of Auxiliary Services at the college. “There are several young men, as...

June 12, 2014

The 26th Annual Youth Basketball Camp at Iowa Lakes Community College is next week. Athletics Director and Men’s Basketball Coach Troy Larson says the camp will be held in the college gymnasium at the Estherville campus starting Monday, June 16 through June 19. Registrations are still being taken for both...

June 4, 2014

Five concerts will be held during the 34th 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 9-12, and will feature the headliners and the camp participants. Headliners include Roger Neumann,...

June 3, 2014

Four area students will represent Iowa Lakes at the national SkillsUSA conference in Kansas City on June 23 through June 27.  All first place finishers in the Iowa competitions advance to the national event.   One of those attending - Alex Kenne - is a two-time Iowa champion. In addition,...

May 30, 2014

Iowa Lakes’ sophomore golfer Austin Sweeney finished his final round at the NJCAA National Tournament tied for 14th.  Shooting a 74 the last day, putting him 13 over par for the week.   Sweeney, a Southerland native, was named Second team NJCAA All-American and to the All-Tournament team which is...

May 27, 2014

The Veterinary Technician program of Iowa Lakes Community College has received a level of “Initial Accreditation” from the American Veterinary Medical Association – Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (AVMA-CVTEA). At its May meeting, the CVTEA changed the nomenclature of “Provisional Accreditation” to “Initial Accreditation”. The definition and meaning...

May 20, 2014

Tuition and fees for the 2014-2015 college year were approved by the Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College at their meeting Tuesday afternoon in Spirit Lake. In-state student tuition will be $155 per credit hour.  Non-Residents and International students will pay $166 per credit hour. Mandatory fees are...

May 19, 2014

Golf enthusiasts are invited to attend Iowa Lakes Community College’s Kossuth County Scholarship Golf Outing set for Friday, June 6.  Registration and lunch will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a noon shotgun start.  A short awards program will follow play. This year there is a “$15.00 Pork Tenderloin Lunch...

May 9, 2014

Top students from Iowa Lakes Community College attended the Business Professionals of America (BPA) 2014 National Leadership Conference, “Accelerate Your Future,” in Indianapolis, Ind., April 30-May 4. Three representatives from Iowa Lakes joined over 5,000 other conference delegates from across the nation to participate in national level business skills competitions,...

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