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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...

September 29, 2016

The date has been set for the ever-popular Italian Buffet held annually at the Emmetsburg campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. The Hotel and Restaurant Management students – in cooperation with the Emmetsburg Student Senate – are coordinating the buffet. The event is on Monday, Oct. 17. Tickets are available...

September 29, 2016

The ever-popular Iowa Lakes Community College Coffee House series is back for the new school year, featuring a variety of talented students and community members. The first Coffee House will be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 p.m. (please note earlier start time) in the Estherville Student Center at 300...

September 20, 2016

The Electrical and Engineering programs at Iowa Lakes were featured at the Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday afternoon in Estherville. Estherville Campus Executive Dean Bob Leifeld introduced the instructors of the two programs. Doug Zemler teaches credit and non-credit electrical coursework and Chad Tischer instructs the engineering courses. Zemler, coordinator...

September 15, 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...

September 14, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College would like to extend an invitation to come watch the Southwest Minnesota State University Wheelchair Basketball Team play. The event is free of charge and the public is encouraged to attend.  The Southwest Minnesota State University Wheelchair Basketball Team will be here on Tuesday, Sept. 20....

September 6, 2016

A nearly $1.7 million grant has been awarded to Iowa Lakes Community College which will help the institution to strengthen education through technology, curriculum and faculty development. The college learned Wednesday that its grant proposal entitled ‘Raising Collaboration and Student Engagement through updated Technology, Redesigned Curriculum and Flexible Course Options’...

August 30, 2016

The ribbon was cut Tuesday on the new Beef Facility at the Iowa Lakes Farm Laboratory near Emmetsburg. The 22,000 square foot building houses a heated section in the center of the facility which will serve as a student working space to be used as a calving area – and,...

August 26, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College has a new Vice President of Administration.  Scott Stokes has over 13 years of experience at Iowa Lakes having most recently served as Executive Dean of Instruction & Development. Before that, Stokes served as the Executive Dean of the Estherville campus for three years, Registrar for...

August 25, 2016

Area residents are encouraged to attend a ribbon cutting of the new Beef Facility which is being constructed at the Iowa Lakes Farm Laboratory near Emmetsburg. The ceremony will be held on Tuesday, August 30, starting at 10:15 a.m. with a reception immediately following the event.  Speaking at the ceremony...

August 24, 2016

Former Laker Men’s Basketball standout Deondre Parks has signed a professional contract with the Newcastle Eagles in the British Basketball League (BBL).  "It all started at Iowa Lakes; playing there made me want to keep playing and train harder. I've overcome a lot of obstacles and now I have an...

August 23, 2016

The Iowa Lakes Community College Board of Trustees Tuesday appointed Todd Johnson of Milford to fill the District 5 position vacated with the passing of David Gottsche. Johnson has worked at United Community Bank in Milford for nearly 20 years and currently serves as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. ...

August 23, 2016

The Iowa Lakes Community College Board of Trustees convened Tuesday afternoon in Estherville and appointed a new board member to replace David Gottsche, who passed away just over a week ago. Filling the position will be Todd Johnson of Milford. Earlier in the meeting, Board President Janice Lund, offered a...

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