Be a part of The Norwegian American

We want to hear what your Norwegian-American community is up to! There are a number of ways you can contribute to The Norwegian American.

Calendar of Events
We will list your events in our Calendar of Events at no charge. Please submit events by email to with the subject line: Calendar of Events. Only events submitted at least one month ahead of time will be considered for publication.

Please use this format:
City, State
3 – 4 sentences detailing the event, including contact information, costs, and/or links.


Photo of the Week

Submit your photo for consideration in our “Photo of the Week” feature! Send your photo, with photo credit and caption, to


We print birthdays in our Birthday Calendar at no charge. Submit your birthday one month in advance by emailing with your name, birthday, and city of residence.

Did you see a birthday on the calendar of someone who has passed away? Please notify us through email or by phone.



Community Connections
For just $50, you can print a photo and up to 10 lines of text to celebrate life’s milestones with the Norwegian-American community. Commemorate birthdays, engagements, weddings, anniversaries, baptisms, birth announcements, and more! We will send you up to 5 copies to share with family and friends.

Write for us

We accept unsolicited articles for consideration, provided the subject matter includes topics of interest to Norwegian Americans. Please email Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall at for more information about writing for us.

Send us a news tip

Do you know of an important story coming up? Please let us know by emailing Assistant Editor Andy Meyer at


We love to read. As of 2015, The Norwegian American is a market for short fiction. We will consider stories of up to 1,500 words (1,000 or fewer preferred) of any genre that have something to do with Norway, or crime/mystery stories, especially if they have something to do with Norway (bonus points if they do). We pay a flat rate of $50 for stories, on publication. Submit your best (English-language) stories to Please no multiple or simultaneous submissions.


Finally, we are always grateful for financial donations to help us keep the oldest and only Norwegian newspaper in North American alive. If you are interested in making a monetary or in-kind contribution, email Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall at Tusen takk!