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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...

February 29, 2016

Iowa Lakes will host their annual job fair for all Iowa Lakes students as well as the public on Wednesday, Mar. 9 in Emmetsburg and Thursday, Mar. 10 in Estherville, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nearly 100 employers are scheduled to attend between the two campuses. There is no...

February 25, 2016

Area golfers are invited to attend the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s Palo Alto County Scholarship Golf Outing on Friday, June 24 at the Five Island Golf Course in Emmetsburg.   The event features a nine-hole, four-person best shot tournament format. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m., followed by a 1...

February 25, 2016

Put on your bib overalls and seed corn cap and join us for the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s Annual Scholarship 2016 Tractor Ride. The event will take place on Thursday, July 7 at 9 a.m., with registration beginning at 8 a.m., at the Iowa Lakes Community College Farm west...

February 23, 2016

Spring is coming… and so is Coffee House… mark your calendar for Tuesday, Mar. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Student Center on the Estherville Campus!  Showcasing their musical talents will be vocal and instrumental performers from Iowa Lakes Community College including the women’s and men’s ensembles, jazz singers, jazz...

February 16, 2016

The Vocal and Instrumental Music programs at Iowa Lakes have a unique way of inviting students – and members of area communities – to Iowa Lakes. Students are attracted through a variety of classes, performances, lessons, ensembles, bands, choirs, recitals, coffee houses and musicals. Those same things entice others who...

February 16, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College announces Annual Job Fairs open to all Iowa Lakes students and the public to be held in Emmetsburg on Wednesday, Mar. 9 and Estherville on Thursday, Mar. 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nearly 100 employers are scheduled to attend between the two campuses. There...

February 15, 2016

Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation is thrilled to announce an “Encore” performance to raise scholarship funds for Kossuth County students. The ‘Dancing with the Local Stars’ event Sold Out in record time! The entertainment, dancers and local stars, have agreed to share their routines a second night, on Friday, March...

February 15, 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...

February 15, 2016

Matt Heinrichs, an adjunct in the Digital, Social and Broadcasting Productions program at Iowa lakes Community College, was presented five awards at the 2016 Better Newspaper Contest on Feb. 5, sponsored by the Iowa Newspaper Association (INA). The contest was part of the INA Convention and Trade Show held in...

February 9, 2016

College officials at Iowa Lakes are extremely pleased that voters in the district have placed a positive stamp on the $16 million bond referendum on the ballot tonight/Feb. 9. "We can't thank our supporters enough for valuing the impact the college has on students, workers and the economy of this...

February 9, 2016

The Heldt-Laker Memorial Golf Outing generates scholarship funds for student athletes.  Over 300 student athletes compete collegiately for the Iowa Lakes Lakers in 16 different sports.  The event starts on Friday, July 15 at the Estherville Golf Course.   Golfer registration begins Friday, July 15 at 11 a.m., with a...

February 5, 2016

The 2016 Laker Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet will be held on Friday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the S.E.R.T Center on the Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes. The event is open to the public. Anyone who would like to meet the inductees of the Laker Athletics Hall of...

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