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January 17, 2014

The head Men’s and Women’s Soccer Coach at Iowa Lakes Community College has taken a new head coaching position. Ammon Bennett has accepted a head coach position at Utah State University-Eastern. Bennett was appreciative of his time with Iowa Lakes. “I want to thank Iowa Lakes Community College for giving...

January 15, 2014

College officials are encouraging students heading for college this coming fall to apply for scholarships at Iowa Lakes Community College before the April 1, 2014, deadline. “Through many donors Iowa Lakes has a large number of scholarships available for students,” said Tony Condon, Institutional Advancement Manager. “Eligibility requirements vary from...

January 15, 2014

The month of January is the top month to see “Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions.” It doesn’t matter what media is used, it seems like everywhere a person looks, they will see the list and then have a moment of guilt that they haven’t implemented any health goals. “Just as...

January 13, 2014

Next week, Iowa Lakes Community College will be hosting hundreds of high school students for two days of performances with feedback from experienced judges. On Tuesday and Wednesday, January 22-23, the 40th Annual Jazz Band Contest for area high school bands will take place. Twenty one schools will travel to...

January 8, 2014

The Iowa Lakes Community College Men’s Basketball team has been receiving votes for the NJCAA Div. II top 20 coaches’ poll for the past few weeks. After their first conference win last week against Iowa Central the Lakers fought their way back into in the rankings on Jan. 7, earning...

January 2, 2014

Do You Hear the People Sing? Les Misérables, the musical phenomenon that has enthralled spectators all over the globe, is coming to Iowa Lakes Community College this spring! Iowa Lakes Community College’s production of Les Misérables will be directed by Carol Ayres and Brett Fuelberth. A large cast is needed,...

December 23, 2013

Iowa Lakes Community College is hosting two ‘Express Registration Days’ in January in an effort to help individuals get registered for college classes in a short amount of time. The days will be on Monday, Jan. 6, from 4-6:30 p.m.; and Tuesday, Jan. 7, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m....

December 22, 2013

A Spirit Lake woman’s electronic holiday card has been selected to be used for Iowa Lakes Community College. Kristina Phillips, who is just completing her first year in the Web Development and Design program, designed the winning entry. This is the third year that students in the Flash Class, taught...

December 22, 2013

A new public awareness campaign is being launched in an effort to increase awareness of what STEM is and what value it has for the economy of the state. A recent statewide survey reported that only 26 percent of Iowans report recognizing the acronym STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics....

December 20, 2013

Do You Hear the People Sing? Les Misérables, the musical phenomenon that has enthralled spectators all over the globe, is coming to Iowa Lakes Community College next spring! Iowa Lakes Community College’s production of Les Misérables will be directed by Carol Ayres and Brett Fuelberth. Auditions will be held on...

December 17, 2013

Iowa Lakes Community College is looking to the future with the addition of new academic programs at the college. Mark Gruwell, Executive Dean of Instruction and Development, sought approval for two new programs at the Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday.  Those programs are: Electrical Technology and Engineering Technology.  “In...

December 17, 2013

As 2013 wraps up, the Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College met Tuesday afternoon and learned more about the demand for graduates of the Farm Equipment and Diesel Technology program. Executive Dean Tom Brotherton introduced instructors Dan Bredeson and Troy Kleve who have 33 years of combined experience...

December 17, 2013

The State Library of Iowa is pleased to announce that the public libraries in Emmetsburg and Burt, along with the Iowa Lakes Community College Emmetsburg Campus Library, have received Library Technology Grant Awards in the amount of $1,500 to each library for a collaborative project that will use tiny, inexpensive...

December 11, 2013

An Algona business is featured in this year’s annual report from the Northwest Iowa Small Business Development Center. Walker Chiropractic & Wellness, PSC, received services from the SBDC which serves 10 counties in northwest Iowa. Because of their overall success in building a business plan as they began serving Swea...

December 7, 2013

Iowa Lakes Community College hosted 17 teams at the Estherville campus Saturday as part of the FIRST® LEGO® League Regional Qualifying Competition. Three teams have been invited to advance to the Championship event at Iowa State University in January. FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) is an international program, created by FIRST®...

December 5, 2013

An Iowa Lakes Community College Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biology has published a paper that outlines new chemical syntheses which could be utilized to produce new anti-cancer agents. Mark Zabawa joined with six others in this study which was published in early October. The document deals with PEGylated gold...

November 27, 2013

On December 7, the Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville campus will be full of noise, enthusiasm, anticipation – and learning – as they host 17 teams comprised of area youth in the FIRST® LEGO® League Regional Qualifying Competition. FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) is an international program, created by FIRST® and...

November 27, 2013

Hear Ye!  Hear Ye!  The Iowa Lakes Music Department is hereby announcing the Lords and Ladies of the castle for the 14th Annual Elizabethan Madrigal Feaste!   On Saturday, Dec.7, Chris McArdle will serve as Lord of the evening. Chris has been a great lordly leader in the Estherville “Kingdom,”...

November 27, 2013

It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year – ring it in with sounds of the season, coffee and spiced cider, and homemade treats at the Holiday Harmonies Coffee House on Friday, December 13, in The Max Student Center on the Estherville campus.  Performances will begin at 7 p.m....

November 27, 2013

Come celebrate the reason for the season at the Community Advent Celebration at the Sami Center for the Performing Arts, Spirit Lake. Several area churches and local musicians will join Iowa Lakes Community College music students for the concert of lessons and carols at 7 p.m. on Monday, December 9....

November 20, 2013

The Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College met Tuesday afternoon in Estherville and learned about the benefits the Accounting Specialist program is providing to students – as well as area businesses. Professor Lecia Berven outlined options the students have when looking at an accounting career. Students may take the two-year...

November 19, 2013

Last Wednesday was the first signing date for NCAA Division I and II men’s and women’s basketball programs.  Iowa Lakes Community College men’s basketball sophomore, Deondre Parks, signed his letter of intent to continue his career at South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D. “Very proud of Deondre and him...

November 13, 2013

Huzzah and good tidings! The lorde and layde of the castle request the honor of your presence at the Fourteenth Annual Elizabethan Madrigal Feaste. This year’s festivities will again be held in a neighboring castle, The Estherville VFW, on Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 8, at half-past six in...

November 7, 2013

Dr. Glenn Rogers, Professor of Philosophy and Social Sciences at Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, has recently published his fourth philosophy text, Critical Thinking: Understanding the Principles and Processes of Thinking Well.  Dr. Rogers teaches Critical Thinking each semester on the Estherville campus.  He decided to write a textbook...

November 7, 2013

Four Iowa Lakes instrumentalists have been selected to perform in the 20th Annual Iowa Collegiate All-Star Concert Band. Students will be on the Iowa State University Campus on Nov. 22, for rehearsal, and at the Ames City Auditorium on Nov. 23, for the concert.   The students selected include:  Charlie...

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