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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 support The Norwegian American.

Support us with your donation
It takes money to publish a quality newspaper every two weeks. Here at The Norwegian American, we are always grateful for your donations to help us keep the oldest and only Norwegian newspaper in North America alive. If you are interested in making a monetary or in-kind contribution, visit our Contribute page.

Calendar of Events
We will list your events in our online Events calendar at no charge. Please submit events by email to with the subject line: Calendar of Events.

Please use this format:

  • Event
  • Date
  • City, State
  • 3–4 sentences detailing the event, including contact information, costs, and/or links.

Advertise with us
Connect with our vibrant community of readers to market your business, product, or services by advertising in The Norwegian American! Check out our rates by visiting our Advertise page.

Share your opinion
Do you feel passionate about an issue or an article that appeared in The Norwegian American? We welcome you to our Opinion section, a lively forum for an exchange of ideas. Send your letter to Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall at to be considered for publication.

Our Opinion section publishes several types of content in the spirit of presenting a wide range of viewpoints to encourage thoughtful debate.

  • Our op-eds are written by interested members of our community. Any staff contributions are personal opinions and are identified as such. Published op-eds do not represent the opinions of our newspaper.
  • Our Letters to the Editor section is a forum of democracy, where community voices can be heard. Published letters do not represent the opinions of our newspaper; we are do not endorse their content.
  • The Norwegian American reserves the right to edit any and all submissions for style, grammar, accuracy, and/or space, and the right not to print submissions deemed libelous, in poor taste, or not suited for publication in our newspaper. We do not publish submissions with obscene or offensive language that might incite violence.

Bulletin Board
Submit your photo to be considered for publication in Bulletin Board 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!

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

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.