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April 13, 2016

The public is invited to the annual Infinity Scholar Capstone Event. This is an opportunity to view students’ undergraduate research in various areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The Capstone Event is held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20 at the 4-plex on the...

April 13, 2016

Iowa Lakes Photography Student, Natalie Rosenberg, attended the Professional Photographers of Iowa’s Spring Print Competition in February and was accompanied by Iowa Lakes Photography Instructor, Dave Petrick. Not only did Natalie come home with three Distinguished Awards, she was also recently presented with a plaque naming her 2nd place winner...

April 13, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College Student Senators are reminding the public that they are still accepting shoes for their sixth annual Soles4Souls shoe drive.  This year’s drive wraps up on April 23 in Emmetsburg and April 22 at all other Iowa Lakes campuses, as well as the Administrative offices in Estherville....

April 12, 2016

Troy Larson rarely took academics seriously. That is, until he attended Iowa Lakes in 1991.  “For the first time, I took academics serious. Iowa Lakes gave me the confidence to know that academically I could get it done,” said Larson.  Larson grew up in Mallard, Iowa, and decided to attend...

April 6, 2016

Windtest North America has made it official and given Iowa Lakes Community College a financial contribution as part of its agreement to help with the new, prototype wind turbine which is being erected at the Iowa Lakes Community College Farm Laboratory west of Emmetsburg.  Monday, Monika Krämer, President and CEO...

April 6, 2016

Latinos jóvenes en los grados de 9 – 12, y sus familias de todas las edades, son invitados a investigar como son usadas la Ciencia y Tecnología para resolver problemas mundiales y prepararse para el futuro. Temas de Sesiones Son: Química, Ciencia Ambiental, Energía Eólica, y Tecnología para Reparación de...

April 5, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College Music Department along with community members, presents the dazzling, family favorite “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” The show opens Thursday, April 7 and runs through Saturday, April 9.  Iowa Lakes Community College Music Department has a long tradition of offering great family musicals every other...

April 4, 2016

Golf enthusiasts are invited to attend the Clay County Scholarship Golf Outing set for Monday, June 6, at the Spencer Municipal Golf Course.  Registration and meal will begin at 4 p.m., followed by a 5 p.m. shotgun start.  A short awards program will follow play.  An entry fee of $85...

March 29, 2016

For the 100th Year Season Finale Celebration of the Sioux City Symphony, the Iowa Lakes Community College Chamber Choir will join forces with the choirs of Briar Cliff University, Morningside College, Northwestern College, University of South Dakota, Western Iowa Tech Community College, the Sioux County Oratorio, and the Siouxland Master...

March 23, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College Student Senators invite the public to join in their sixth annual Soles4Souls shoe drive. Soles4Souls is an outreach project that benefits both disabled and underprivileged individuals. Soles4Souls has provided shoes to over 22 million individuals in more than 127 countries across the globe. This year the...

March 22, 2016

There's a saying posted on the wall in the Student Achievement Center on the Estherville campus that offers a good perspective of attending college. “Education is not preparation for life. Education is life itself.” Like many others, Jacob Hansen didn't know where life would take him when he was studying...

March 21, 2016

The Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation Annual Grant Awards event was held on Sunday, March 6 at the Wild Rose Casino and Resort in Emmetsburg. Iowa Lakes was the proud recipient of funding for an Emmetsburg Campus generator, the Emmetsburg Campus Library carpeting and Wellness Center exercise machines. The...

March 21, 2016

Nearly 30 students from Iowa Lakes Community College will be competing in ten different categories at the statewide SkillsUSA contest in central Iowa on April 29. The competition is open to high school and college students enrolled in technical, skilled and service occupations.  Students from Iowa Lakes Community College include:...

March 20, 2016

Minneapolis’ Mixed Blood Theatre’s production of Theory of Mind will be performed at Iowa Lakes Community College at the Emmetsburg Campus Auditorium on Friday, April 8, at 1 p.m. This sensitive yet unsentimental story presents a portrait of a young man with Asperger’s Syndrome.  Bill is a college-bound 17 year...

March 17, 2016

One hundred seventy-four girls from Emmetsburg Middle School, Emmetsburg Catholic, Spirit Lake, Harris-Lake Park, Spencer, and Graettinger-Terril attended a free STEM – Women in Science event to learn about their place in the ever-changing world of STEM careers. Spirit Lake Middle School Parents in Education (PIE) organized the event, alongside...

March 17, 2016

Students in the Medical Assistant Program of Iowa Lakes Community College are preparing for their spring fundraiser event to support area community service projects.  The MA Student Club will be hosting a fundraising event at the Pizza Ranch in Emmetsburg on Tuesday, March 22, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Students...

March 15, 2016

The Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College had the opportunity to receive the latest updates on the growth of Intermediary programs at the college. Programs are designed to link business and education to allow high school students the opportunity to explore various career options. As part of this...

March 14, 2016

Former Iowa Lakes two-time National wrestling champion Alfredo “Freddie” Rodriguez is making the most of his career just one-year after graduating from Iowa Lakes Community College.  Rodriguez recently qualified for the NCAA Division 1 National Wrestling Championships to be held in Madison Square Garden this weekend (March 17-20) wrestling for...

March 14, 2016

Students from the Emmetsburg campus at Iowa Lakes Community College are the recipients of a generous check, thanks to the Emmetsburg Knights of Columbus.  The students showed support of their community by helping out during the KC’s November Fall Harvest Dinner in Emmetsburg.  The Emmetsburg Knights of Columbus members promote,...

March 11, 2016

The First-ever, Dancing with the Local Stars event March 3 and 4 provided amazing entertainment for attendees and an estimated $15,000 for the Kossuth County Scholarship Fund. Many thanks to the dance couples who perfected their individual dances. Professionals for the event were: Karley Kohlhaas, Daryl Kohlhaas, Dave Waldschmidt, Ellie...

March 11, 2016

Earlier this month Dave Petrick, Photography Instructor and owner of Dave Petrick Photography, accompanied two students to the Professional Photographers of Iowa Competition in Des Moines, IA, where he was recognized for his print work.  “I have been entering competition for quite a few years and have won various ribbons,”...

March 9, 2016

An Iowa Lakes Community College photography student, Natalie Rosenberg, attended the Professional Photographers of Iowa’s Spring Print Competition, accompanied by Photography Instructor, Dave Petrick, and received three Distinguished Awards, two in the Illustrate category and one in the Commercial category.  “It is a great honor for a student from Iowa...

March 9, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for Iowa Lakes Community College’s spring musical, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT.  This is an irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT will be presented April 7, 8 & 9, 2016 at...

March 9, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College Business Professionals of America (BPA) club members returned home once again this year with honors captured at the annual State Leadership Conference.  State competitions were held Feb. 23 through Feb. 24 at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny, and the Holiday Inn & Suites in...

March 4, 2016

It’s no surprise that working on wind turbines comes with many risks. In order to reduce or prevent those risks, it’s important to gain knowledge on the proper use of all safety equipment needed in the industry, including the proper use of tools. Wind energy is a growing field and...

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