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January 29, 2014

On Wednesday, February 5, the Iowa Lakes Alumni & Friends Association will be hosting a tailgate meal prior to and during the Women’s and Men’s Basketball games against Ellsworth on the Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes Community College.   The tailgate meal will run from 5 p.m. until supplies run...

January 24, 2014

Iowa Lakes Alumni & Friends Association has announced the dates for the second annual Laker Athletics Hall of Fame. The induction of nine individuals will be held Friday, Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Max O Pelzer Student Center on the Estherville Campus. The event is open to the...

January 23, 2014

A spring term Employment and Internship Fair will be held at Iowa Lakes Community College March 10-12. This is an opportunity for area employers to meet with students and other job seekers from the community to explore employment opportunities. Part-time and full-time employment as well as internship possibilities will be...

January 23, 2014

Twenty-one area high school show and jazz choirs will participate in the 2014 Iowa Lakes Show and Jazz Choir Festival on Tuesday, Jan. 28, and Wednesday, Jan. 29. The choirs will be performing for returning clinicians Dr. Kurt Runestad from Doane College and Clay Blackman from Omaha. The show choirs...

January 23, 2014

The second and final day of competition in the 40th Annual Jazz Band Contest at Iowa Lakes Community College has been completed. Winners from Thursday, Jan. 23, include: Class 2A: 1st – South Central Calhoun, under the direction of Tom Plummer 2nd – Okoboji under the direction of Greg Forney...

January 22, 2014

The first day of competition in the 40th Annual Jazz Band Contest at Iowa Lakes Community College has been completed. Winners from Wednesday, Jan. 22, include: Class 1A: 1st – Prairie Valley, under the direction of Dianna Hanna 2nd – Central Lyon, under the direction of Sherwin Langholdt 3rd –...

January 21, 2014

The Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College met Tuesday afternoon in Estherville and reviewed a wide variety of topics at their meeting – including the value of music programs at the college. By providing music opportunities at Iowa Lakes, students who wish to major in music can get...

January 17, 2014

This past October members of the Iowa Lakes Community College Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams held the first ever ‘Pink Out!’ event to raise money to fight breast cancer through the Abben Cancer Center of Spencer Hospital. The games were held Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Lakehouse, which is the...

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...

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