Want to contribute to West St. Paul Reader? We have a part time staff of one, but we do work with a few select writers and photographers.

Our goal is to pay contributors whenever possible and we prioritize giving students an opportunity. We also look for local contributors with a connection to West St. Paul.

  • No unsolicited contributions.
  • Story ideas and tips are always accepted. Just contact us.
  • No editorial or opinion pieces.
  • We do not run press releases. Feel free to send them as a tip or consider advertising.
  • We encourage student contributors to reach out. Please include the type of work you’re interested in doing, your experience, and samples of past work.


We commission local artists to create West St. Paul postcards. Interested in contributing? Please reach out.

  • Do not send unsolicited contributions.
  • Contributing artists need to have a connection to West St. Paul.