*/ The 2017 Heartland Days Festival is going to be one for the record books. On Saturday, a storm swell went through with one HUGE gust of wind and hail. The 40 x 100’ foot circus tent that housed...
By Tom Speltz Lewiston Journal Staff Writer */ There’s a decent chance Lewiston-Altura sophomores Jacob and Zach Anderson will earn the right to play in the Minnesota state high school golf...
By Heather Buege, Lewiston Journal Staff Writer Last Thursday, May 25th, students at Lewiston-Altura Elementary stepped back in time to the mid-1800s as they rounded up their “prairie schooners” and...
By Tom SpeltzLewiston Journal Shouts of “Pull!”, the thwap! of clay pigeons being hurled into the sky, and the crack of shotgun fire fill the air on Sunday afternoons at the Lewiston Sportsmen’s Club...
  By Heather Buege, Lewiston Journal Staff Writer After 22 years of reporting Lewiston area news, Lewiston Journal editor Carol Boynton found herself in the rare moment of being “newsworthy” herself...

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The new school board members are sworn in to their new roles.  Sarah Sommer, Jenny Koverman, Brein Maki, and Greg Bronk are welcomed to the Lewiston Altura School Board on Monday night, January 9, 2017.    Photo by Carol Boynton
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor Four new school board members, Greg Bronk, Jenny Koverman, Brein Maki and Sarah Sommer were sworn in by Superintendent Jeff Apse. The District #857 monthly...
“I, Beth Carlson, do solemnly swear to support the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State of Minnesota, and to discharge faithfully the duties of the office of Mayor of the City of Lewiston, Minnesota, to the best of my judgment and ability, so help me God.”  Travis Brierley. Lewiston City Administrator-Clerk swears Beth Carlson in as Mayor of Lewiston. Photos by Carol Boynton
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor On Tuesday morning, January 3rd, 2017 when City Hall opened it’s doors for the beginning of the start of business for the New Year, Travis Brierley, City...
Jennifer Matzke and Red Cross Volunteer, Devon take a moment to take a candid picture of getting ready to donate blood during the holidays at St. Paul’s UCC/ELCA Church in Lewiston on Saturday, December 31st. Photos by Carol Boynton
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor St. Paul’s Congregation hosted a Blood Drive on New Years Eve Day from 1:00 until 3:00. Each year the congregation chooses to host the blood drive during the...
Leann Jacobson, Amy Dessner and Eric Jacobson of Dell Farm LLC, showcase one of the many conservation practices on their Rushford, MN farm that Pine Creek flows through.
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor Winona County SWCD honors Leann Jacobson and the Late Ordell Jacobson of Dell Farm LLC located near Rushford, MN along the beautiful Pine Creek in southwest...
St. Paul’s UCC/ELCA Pastor Arianna Arends reads scripture during the longest night service.  Photo by Carol Boynton
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor “The longest night service of worship, in the world that God created, the earth is always turning on its axis. For six months, it tips away from the sun....
 Coaches and parents of Anna Frisch  are all smiles for Anna Frisch’s College sign on for Cross Country.  NIACC Coach  Curtis Vais, Lewiston Altura Cross Country Coach Bruce Clark, Athletic Director Dick Montgomery, front row: Breanna Frisch, Mike Frisch, Anna Frisch, and Lauren Baker.  Photos by Carol Boynton
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor Lewiston Altura senior, Anna Frisch, 18 year old daughter of Mike and Breanna Frisch and Lauren Baker has chosen to participate in cross country at North...
Families and students came together on Wednesday, December 21st to make Gingerbread Houses with tasty frosting, graham crackers and lots of sweets for decorations.  Ava McCoy, her dad and brother enjoying the tasty tradition.  Photos by Carol Boynton
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor Gingerbread houses were the result of the well known Grimm’s fairy tale of ‘Hansel and Gretel” in which two children were abandoned in the forest and they...
Mr. Matthew Wilmes Lewiston Altura vocal instructor introduces the Senior Choir and their songs that they will be singing for the evening of their Winter Concert 2016.    (Students dressed in black are the seniors of this year).  Mr. Kevin Huseth is the instrumental instructor.  See more photos on Page 14.  Photo by Carol Boynton
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor The Senior High winter concert was held on Thursday, December 15, 2016 with the senior choir singing in the program with Christmas Time with Angels, We Have...

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