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November 4, 2013

An Iowa Lakes Community College graduate – and founder of his own company – recently returned from a trip to the Republic of Turkey. Ethan Hunter, Founder of Wind Academy Group, LLC, visited the Republic of Turkey and met with high ranking Government Officials. They included:  Honorable Nabi AVCI, Minister...

November 4, 2013

Iowa Lakes Community College has received word that it is the recipient of a grant which will help the college strengthen partnerships with high schools as well as area business and industry. The Iowa Department of Education Intermediary grant provides funds which target critical connections, especially within STEM (science, technology,...

November 1, 2013

Students at Iowa Lakes Community College will celebrate a “Laker Dynasty” Homecoming - themed after the popular television show Duck Dynasty - on November 6-13. Organizers are encouraging graduates of Iowa Lakes and the public to show their Iowa Lakes pride and participate in the planned activities. The week will...

October 30, 2013

The Iowa Lakes Community College Men’s Basketball team, coming off of a 26-8 record last season, have earned the 6th rank in the NJCAA Div. II top 20 coaches’ preseason poll that came out on Oct. 29.   “It’s an honor for our team,” Head Coach Troy Larson stated when...

October 30, 2013

The Jazz Festival returns to Iowa Lakes Community College for its 23rd year on Tuesday, Nov. 5, and Wednesday, Nov. 6. The guest artists this year include:  Tony Gulizia, keyboards/vocals; Andy Hall, bass; and, Joey Gulizia and Brian Loftus, percussion. On Nov. 5, a convocation will be held at 10...

October 28, 2013

A new option is being offered to individuals who wish to know how they can ‘Get Started’ and advance their careers with education. Three campus locations of Iowa Lakes Community Colleges will be open on two upcoming Saturdays to assist individuals unable to get to a campus on weekdays. “We...

October 25, 2013

Vandalism to the bicycle of an Iowa Lakes Community College professor was investigated this week by the Estherville Police Department – and in the end, it came to a positive resolution. Matt Strom, Associate Professor of Mathematics, reported that on Wednesday, Oct. 23, he rode his bike to the Estherville...

October 23, 2013

The Iowa Lakes Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams are preparing this week for the regional tournament scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26 in Fort Dodge. Head Coach David Peterson has the team where he wants them to be. “We are continuing to improve each week and are expecting...

October 23, 2013

The Iowa Lakes Community College Women’s and Men’s Basketball teams are hosting their annual alumni game and drug awareness youth clinic Saturday, Oct. 26. The women’s tip off will be at 1pm and will have 11 alumni returning to compete against the current team. Women alumni include: Kerri Kramer Scheonig...

October 22, 2013

Iowa Lakes Community College men’s soccer alumni, Thomas Carbonari (10’-12’), now a senior at Shawnee State University, has earned the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors. It is the second time he has won this award during his career. Thomas allowed just one goal while making 11 saves...

October 22, 2013

The Iowa Lakes Music Department is pleased to announce a second October Coffee House to be held on Sat., Oct. 26.   It will begin at 7 p.m. and be held at VFW Post #3388, 314 South 1st Street in Estherville.   The evening’s performances will include an assortment of...

October 21, 2013

Members of the Iowa Lakes Community College Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams are planning ‘Pink Out!’ games to help raise money to fight breast cancer through the Abben Cancer Center of Spencer Hospital. The games will be held Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Lakehouse, which is the home pitch of...

October 18, 2013

The Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network was reviewed by its national association, America’s SBDC, and based on the outstanding progress of the network and the findings and recommendations of the accreditation team, maintains its full accreditation as a high quality economic development organization.  Accreditation is confirmation of the...

October 17, 2013

Students at Iowa Lakes Community College are preparing an Italian ‘feast’ for the annual all-you-can-eat Italian Buffet Monday, Oct. 28. Students involved in the Emmetsburg Student Senate and the Hotel and Restaurant Management program assist in the preparation and serving of the food. Tickets are available from the students working...

October 17, 2013

Educational Talent Search students traveled recently to the Science Museum of Minnesota to gain a greater appreciation for science. When the charter bus arrived in St. Paul, students were divided into groups with chaperones and began to explore the different exhibits.  The museum level exhibits included: Mississippi River Gallery, Human...

October 17, 2013

In the latest NJCAA top 25 National ranking for men’s golf, the Iowa Lakes Community College Lakers have earned themselves the 10th spot.  Head Coach Andy Soper is proud of what the team has been able to do thus far. “This is a great accomplishment for the men this early...

October 16, 2013

Iowa Lakes Baseball will be having a Winter Hitting League on Sunday afternoons starting on Nov. 3 running through Dec. 8.   The camp, coached by Travis Olson, graduate assistant coach of the Laker baseball team, is a specialized program that provides young people the opportunity to be evaluated by...

October 15, 2013

The Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College wrapped up one year and began another at their monthly meeting held at the Administrative Offices in Estherville late Tuesday afternoon. Their first step was to accept the election results from September. That board (2012-2013) was then adjourned by Board of Trustees President...

October 15, 2013

The Iowa Lakes Community College Wrestling team is preparing for the 2013- 2014 season under the helm of second year Head Coach Cody Alesch and graduate assistant Matt Mincey. The Lakers have two returning athletes from last season’s team. “Cody Cline and Ashes Dean are our only two letter winners...

October 11, 2013

It’s official! GuinnessTM World Record executives have declared that the world record for the Largest Practical Science Lesson belongs to Iowa Lakes Community College, the Northwest Iowa Regional STEM Hub, the Clay County Fair and those who participated in the event. The confirmation came much earlier than anticipated. “When Guinness...

October 9, 2013

More Middle and High School students are being identified to participate in an academically and socially enriching program offered at Iowa Lakes Community College. The TRiO-ETS program is a federally funded program which aims to assist students in attending – and completing – college and thus prepare them for future...

October 1, 2013

It appears that a new GuinnessTM Record will go in the record books, pending official verification from Guinness TM officials.   On Saturday, Sept. 14, Iowa Lakes Community College, the Clay County Fair, and the Northwest Iowa STEM Regional Hub attempted to set a GuinnessTM World Record for the Largest...

September 28, 2013

The ever-popular Coffee House series is back for the new college year, featuring a variety of talented students and community members. The first Coffee House will be held Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. in “The Max” Student Center on the Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes Community College.   The...

September 27, 2013

The Elevate Advanced Manufacturing campaign, promoted by the Iowa-Advanced Manufacturing (I-AM) Consortium and Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI), has announced the launch of “Iowa Manufacturing Week” beginning with a formal proclamation from Governor Branstad at the Capitol building in Des Moines on Sept. 30.  Iowa Lakes Community College...

September 21, 2013

One of the premiere golf courses in the Midwest will be the site of the first ever Laker Scramble Golf Outing.  The event will be held on Friday, September 27, at Brooks National Golf Course in Okoboji, home course to the Laker men's and women's golf teams.  The Laker Scramble...

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