*/ 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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Bruce Heim accepts the plaque for hosting the Family Night on the Farm on Wednesday night, June 22, 2016 with over 1500 people in attendance.  Photos by Carol Boynton
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor The Winona Chamber hosted the Family Night on the Farm on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. The family farm located in Lewiston, Minnesota, Bruce Heim is the third...
The newly crowned 2016 Miss Lewiston is  Ally Haake crowned Miss Lewiston, Macy Jensen 1st attendant, McKenna Schmit 2nd attendant and Lavin LeJeune crowned Lil’ Miss Lewiston!! Photo by Carol Boynton
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor The Miss Lewiston Heartland Days contestants took to the stage on Thursday evening. Contestant Emilie Villafan, sponsored by All Trades Service introduced...
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church cordially invites you to join us as we celebrate 150 years of God’s grace. The special services will be held on Sunday, July 3, 2016. Two identical services will be held at 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. with a dinner to follow at 12:00 p.m. Photo by Carol Boynton
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor St. John’s church and school will celebrate 150 years on July 3rd with 2 services at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with the sons of the congregation being invited...
Some of the local part of the cast: Peter Pan played by Cianna Hoppe, Gingy fairy played by Jena Dorn, Leanne Haag, and one of the three pis played by Garret Kinstler, Papa Ogre and guard and knight played by Karl Hoppe, the witch played by Mandy Rupprecht, and the little flower girl is Claire Rupprecht.  In the front row is Melinda Dorn, the Piped Piper played by Josiah Hoppe, baby bear played by Elijah Hoppe.
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor Shrek, the musical opened on stage on Thursday, June 16th at St. Mary’s University Page Theatre with a full house. Actually, 70% of the tickets are sold out...
Martha Johnson at 100 years old still runs the Fremont Store
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor There is one of the finest gems ever to be found in Fremont...That gem sparkles bright, shines with information and kindness, is a wealth of information and...
Emilie Villafan  daughter of April Eggert, sponsored by All Trades Service
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor Seven lovely young ladies will be running for the 2016 Miss Lewiston title and crown on Thursday, June 23rd at the Lewiston Altura High School Auditorium at 7...
Members of the Altura Fire Department grilling up the pork chops for the annul event.  A pretty hot job with temperatures in the high 90’s on Saturday afternoon.  Photo by Carol Boynton
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor On one of the warmest days, with temps in the high 90’s, the Altura Fire Department stoked up the grill for the best grilled pork chops around on Saturday...
Dawson Stone is congratulated by Joel Hennessy, director  of Crossings Center.  Dawson completed his Eagle Scout Award by installing two grills for the family picnic area.  Dawson worked by planning, raising the finances to complete the job and directed other Boy Scouts as the work began.  Photo by Carol Boynton
By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor Selfless service is one of the core values, and one Boy Scout took that value to heart as he set out to give back to his community of Lewiston. Dawson Stone,...
Lewiston Altura Cards  State Bound!!!!
The first round of Section 1A baseball tournament was played on Saturday June 4th. The bracket had our Lewiston-Altura Cardinals pegged against the United South Central Rebels, the winner of the...
It’s been the tradition for many years for students to drive their family’s tractors into school on the last day before summer vacation begins.  So over 25 tractors could be seen on the front lawn of Lewiston Altura High School.  Summer begins!!! Photos by Carol Boynton
By Carol Boynton By Carol Boynton Lewiston Journal Editor Tractor Day at Lewiston Altura High School on the last day of school before summer vacation gets off to a roaring start with student-farmers...

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