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March 27, 2014

After a great showing at the national tournament, two Iowa Lakes Wrestlers were named All Americans in Div. I NJCAA Wrestling.  Freddie Rodriguez completed his freshman season as the national champion for 125 pounders and an All American. "Freddie showed up as prepared and focused as any athlete I've ever...

March 24, 2014

For the fourth year, Student Senators at Iowa Lakes Community College will be holding a Soles4Souls shoe drive, an outreach project to benefit both disabled and underprivileged individuals. The drive will be held on all Iowa Lakes campuses as well as the Administration building April 2 - 17. The project...

March 21, 2014

A daytime game design camp is planned for this summer on the Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. Individuals interested in creating computer games will want to take advantage of this camp which will teach the basics of computer programming, graphic design, math, and physics necessary to bring ideas...

March 21, 2014

A number of area students from Iowa Lakes Community College were part of a group of Iowa Community College trustees, presidents, staff and students from other colleges who met with state legislators, agency staff and business leaders at the statehouse in Des Moines to celebrate Iowa Community College Day on...

March 18, 2014

The Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College had the opportunity to receive the latest updates on the Aviation and Airport Management program at their meeting late Tuesday afternoon. Ron Duer, Co-Coordinator and Chief Flight Instructor, explained the benefits of the Iowa Lakes Aviation program – including an excellent...

March 14, 2014

Three Iowa Lakes Community College men's basketball athletes were named to the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) Division II Men's Basketball All-Region teams, announced on March 12. Deondre Parks was named to the ICCAC All-Region first team, with Latrell Love and Diamontae McKinley being named to second team ICCAC...

March 14, 2014

Twenty-five Iowa Lakes Swimmers and Divers competed in the 2013- 2014 National Junior College Athletic Association Swimming and Diving National Championships  March 5-8 in Florida. In the third consecutive national appearance for the Iowa Lakes Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving teams, the women came home as the National Runners...

March 12, 2014

Troy Larson, Director of Athletics, announced the hiring of Megan Bezdicek to serve as the head volleyball coach for the Lakers in 2014. Last season, Bezdicek served as the Assistant Volleyball Coach for Iowa Lakes.  Bezdicek, a Jackson, Minn. native, is a graduate of Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D.,...

March 12, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College Business Professionals of America club members returned home again this year with honors captured at the annual State Leadership Conference. State competitions were held the last week of February in Des Moines. Over 125 students from nine community colleges participated. State winners are then qualified to...

March 3, 2014

Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds has announced a series of town hall meetings across Iowa about the importance of giving students a great education in science, technology, engineering and math. Reynolds is co-chair of the Governor’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Advisory Council along with Mary Andringa, Vermeer Corp. CEO....

March 3, 2014

Criminal Justice students at Iowa Lakes Community College are conducting a raffle to win a $500 VISA Gift Card. Students are selling raffle tickets at a cost of $1 per ticket or $5 for 6 tickets.  Those interested in securing tickets can stop at the Estherville campus during lunch hours...

March 3, 2014

The Spring Coffee House musical performances at Iowa Lakes Community College will be held on Tuesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. Performances will be held in “The Max” Student Center on the Estherville campus. The evening will feature vocal and instrumental performers from Iowa Lakes who will be showcasing their...

February 28, 2014

The cast for the Iowa Lakes Community College community production of Les Misérables will include over 60 actors and actresses, including college students, adults, and children from northwest Iowa and Minnesota. Les Misérables is now the world’s longest-running musical and seen by over 65 million people in 42 countries. This...

February 27, 2014

The honorees for the second annual Laker Athletics Hall of Fame have been announced. All inductees were selected because of their outstanding performance on and off the ‘court’ as well as the fact that they continued on to a four-year college before pursuing their career.   Honorees will be recognized...

February 26, 2014

Two national speakers will be featured at a pair of convocations next week at the Emmetsburg and Estherville campuses of Iowa Lakes Community College. The topic is on wrongful convictions in the court system and covers the story of Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton. In 1984, Jennifer Thompson was a...

February 26, 2014

The Iowa Lakes Community College Alumni & Friends Association is seeking nominations for the 22nd annual Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award.  This award is presented annually at spring commencement to graduates of Iowa Lakes who exemplify outstanding support for community, business, school, service clubs, etc. The Iowa Lakes Alumni &...

February 21, 2014

College officials are reminding students heading for college this coming fall to apply for scholarships at Iowa Lakes Community College before the April 1, 2014, deadline.  All students have a great opportunity to receive scholarship assistance at Iowa Lakes Community College.  “Through many donors Iowa Lakes has a large number...

February 18, 2014

Changes being made to the Early Childhood Education curriculum were presented to the Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes at their meeting Tuesday afternoon. Executive Dean of the Emmetsburg Campus, Tom Brotherton, introduced Professor Jamie Christensen and Associate Professor Melissa Regelstad. Both instructors shared information – and pictures – on...

February 18, 2014

The Philosophy Club at Iowa Lakes Community College will be sponsoring an all-you-can-eat spaghetti and pasta dinner this weekend to raise funds for their upcoming club activities.   The dinner will be held on Sunday, Feb. 23 from 5-7 p.m. at Fatboy’s Pub and Grub, 511 First Ave. South in...

February 17, 2014

Free help is being offered this coming Saturday (Feb. 22) to those who would like assistance in how to complete Financial Aid paperwork for college. As part of a statewide effort of the Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Iowa Lakes is providing a workshop from 9 a.m. to...

February 12, 2014

Several nationally ranked wrestlers will be in Spencer this weekend for the NJCAA North Central regional competition hosted by Iowa Lakes Community College. The Spencer High School Fieldhouse will be the venue for the event which will feature five Iowa community colleges as well as five Minnesota community colleges. “The...

February 10, 2014

Polaris Industries is known for providing some of the best recreational vehicles for off-road experiences in the world. The design, manufacturing and distribution of these innovative, high performing vehicles happens every day in Spirit Lake, home to one of the Polaris Industries facilities. That intensive process will be the focus...

February 7, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College has announced the hiring of two new Soccer coaches. Troy Larson, Director of Athletics, says that Sheena Van Roekel will serve as the Head Women’s Soccer coach and Ben MacRae, pending board approval, will take the helm as Head Men’s Soccer coach at Iowa Lakes. For...

February 3, 2014

Valentine’s Day this year can be made even more special for loved ones with a Singing Valentine delivered by the Iowa Lakes Men’s Quartet.  On Friday, February 14, the Iowa Lakes Men’s Quartet will deliver Singing Valentines for area residents and business people looking for a fun and exciting new...

January 29, 2014

Love is in the air! Celebrate the season with Valentine’s Coffee House performances in The Max Student Center on the Estherville campus on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Performances will begin at 7 p.m. by the Iowa Lakes vocal and instrumental groups, joined by a variety of Iowa Lakes students, alumni, and...

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