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October 16, 2014

After graduating from Iowa Lakes Community College with a degree in Commercial Art in 1983, Bob Holt began a new career that would take him some big places.  Due to today’s technology, sending e-cards has become a standard way to wish someone a “happy birthday,” “happy holidays,” or just to...

October 14, 2014

The Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College began their new year during a meeting Tuesday afternoon in Estherville.   After approving the agenda and accepting the minutes of the last meeting, Tony Condon, Board Secretary, called the ‘organizational’ meeting to order.   The first item was to elect the President...

October 14, 2014

A Fresh Start class will be offered in Algona starting Oct. 20 for individuals who want to receive their High School Equivalency Diploma. The course is free and will be held Mondays through Thursdays starting next week through Dec. 11.  Class times are 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  “The class...

October 10, 2014

Students at Iowa Lakes Community College will celebrate a “Laker Zombieland” Homecoming - themed after the popular movie Zombieland - Oct. 24-Nov. 1. Organizers are encouraging graduates of Iowa Lakes and the public to show their Laker pride and participate in the planned activities. The week will kick off with...

October 9, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College has received word that it is the recipient of a grant which will help the college develop a shooting sports club at the collegiate level. The National Shooting Sports Foundation grant provides funds of $10,000 which will greatly aid the club as they recruit and retain...

October 7, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College hosted a CTE (Career and Technical Education) Career Exploration Day for area high school students on Tuesday, Oct. 7 on Emmetsburg’s campus. Students participated in hands-on workshops, discussed available careers in the CTE field, as well as interacted with current Iowa Lakes students. Over 200 area...

October 6, 2014

The newly announced U. S. Department of Labor grant for community colleges in Iowa will benefit the Iowa Lakes region with approximately $800,000. The four-year grant will focus on Sustainable Energy programs at Iowa Lakes – and that's good news. In late August, Iowa Lakes held a ribbon cutting on...

October 2, 2014

Area health professionals will once again have the opportunity to gain new perspectives on topics such as CIPA, bariatrics and cancer at the 11th annual Lakes Health Conference scheduled for June of 2015. This year’s theme, “Dance Like Nobody is Watching” will help attendees focus on what is really important...

October 1, 2014

Students at Iowa Lakes Community College are preparing an Italian ‘feast’ for the annual all-you-can-eat Italian Buffet on Monday, Oct. 20. Students involved in the Emmetsburg Student Senate and the Hotel and Restaurant Management program assist in the preparation and serving of the food.   With over 1,090 pounds of...

September 23, 2014

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. 7, at 7 p.m. in “The Max” Student Center on the Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. The evening’s...

September 22, 2014

All former Iowa Lakes Community College baseball players are invited to participate in the Fifth Annual Alumni Baseball Game on Saturday, Oct. 4.   Schedule: Noon-1:00 Laker Batting Practice 1:00-1:45 Alumni Batting Practice 1:50-2:15 Infield/Outfield taken together 2:30 - GAME                     ...

September 19, 2014

Make plans now to attend the 6th annual Korks & Kegs scholarship fundraiser hosted by the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation on Thursday, Oct. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pearson Lakes Art Center in Spirit Lake.  Proceeds from the event will provide scholarships for Fine Art Students...

September 18, 2014

Put on your bib overalls and seed corn cap and join the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s 6th Annual Scholarship Tractor Ride. The Tractor Ride will take place on Thursday, Sept. 25. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the Emmetsburg Campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. Cost is $25...

September 17, 2014

The Motorcycle and Small Engine program at Iowa Lakes was featured at the Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday afternoon in Estherville. Instructor Matt Bohl explained that three options are available to students in the program. Students may choose to get a diploma in one year. Also, students may return for...

September 16, 2014

The annual Laker Scramble Scholarship Golf Outing was held on Friday, Sept. 12, at Brooks National Golf Course.  The event is held each year to benefit Iowa Lakes Athletics Scholarships.  Proceeds from the event provide scholarships for Iowa Lakes student-athletes who demonstrate outstanding leadership on and off the playing field....

September 12, 2014

The Farm Lab of Iowa Lakes Community College will host its annual Farm Field Day and Expo on Thursday, Sept. 18. Special guest Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig will be the featured speaker. All area residents, as well as past Ag program alumni of Iowa Lakes, are invited to...

September 10, 2014

Unofficial results of Tuesday's Equipment Replacement Levy show that the renewal has passed.  "First and foremost, we want to thank the citizens in our region for showing their support for our college," said Valerie Newhouse, President of Iowa Lakes Community College. Combined totals show 1,415 total votes, with 1,224 'yes'...

September 8, 2014

The Laker Scramble Golf Outing will be held this Friday at Brooks National Golf Course in Okoboji. The event generates scholarship funds for student athletes at Iowa Lakes Community College. Iowa Lakes has over 300 student athletes competing collegiately for the Iowa Lakes Lakers in 16 different sports programs. Golfer...

September 3, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College Director of Athletics Troy Larson has announced the hiring of Kevin Mahlan as the new Head Women’s Soccer Coach. A Lindenhurst, N.Y., native, Mahlan received his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Farmingdale University in 1975.  He chose to continue his education in 1996, earning his...

August 28, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College celebrated Thursday as a green ribbon was officially cut on the new Sustainable Energy Resources and Technologies (S.E.R.T.) building in Estherville. Supporters of the college, businesses and industries, along with members of the communities in the five-county area were on hand for the public open house...

August 27, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College Head Men’s Soccer Coach Ben MacRae has announced the new men’s soccer team that will be set to compete for the 2014 season.  The roster includes one returning player and 25 incoming freshmen.   “I thoroughly expect to be in the Final Four in the conference shake...

August 20, 2014

The Iowa Lakes Community College Board of Trustees convened Tuesday in Estherville and received the latest on the value of athletics in the recruitment of students to the college. Executive Dean of Students, Julie Williams, welcomed Troy Larson, Director of Athletics, to the podium to share the significance of offering...

August 19, 2014

Iowa Lakes Community College takes a huge step forward in its ongoing effort to be as green – and sustainable – as possible when it opens a new educational building next week on the Estherville campus. A ribbon will be cut to officially mark the opening of the Sustainable Energy...

August 18, 2014

Head Coach Cody Alesch and the Iowa Lakes Wrestling team have announced their 2014-2015 recruiting class.  “This class seems to be well rounded in the fact they have high goals academically and athletically,” Alesch stated.  “I believe these young men have a desire to compete at a high level and...

August 11, 2014

The Iowa Lakes Community College vote to renew the Equipment Replacement Levy has begun. Absentee ballot requests are available and individuals who wish to vote may do so now at their local Auditor’s office during regular business hours. The special election will be held on Sept. 9.    Voters originally...

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