About Us

MT43 News was formed to provide unbiased news, entertainment and education to the residents of Broadwater County, Montana. Formed after the dissolution of the county's only newspaper, the Broadwater Reporter, MT43 News brings the talents of the entire county together to provide the quality reporting of local and regional news concerning society, government, business, schools and the many area non-profit organizations.

Publication Information:

  • ISSN 2833-2571
  • USPS Bulk Mailing Permit #43
  • First Publication Date: July 15, 2022
  • MT 43 News is published Thursday of each week in Townsend, MT. Its service area is Broadwater County, MT.

MT43 News Board of Directors:


Jeff Langlinais: President





Rachael Elliot-Brug: Vice President

"Between the Pages" Book Reviews





Nancy Marks: Secretary

Reporting Manager






Vic Sample: Treasurer

"YesterYear" and "Tech Talk"






Linda Huth: Director

"This Week In History"




MT43 News Staff and Contributors

Sarah Tallwhiteman:

Ad Director and Layout Editor






Brenda Phillips: office admin, contributor

"Montana Roadtrip"






Eileen Clarke: Contributor

"Rifles and Recipes"




Dee Gannon: News Corespondent

"Court Beat"






Alison Kosto : Contributor

MSU Broadwater County Extension Agent





Mikayla Kraft: School Corespondent

"School News"







Matt Nelson: Contributor

"Honoring our Veterans"





Pat Plantenberg : Contributor

"Tree Board Update", "Rotary News"




Ellie West: Contributor

"Inside Inspiration"





The many residents of Broadwater County that have contributed articles, guest editorials and "Letters to the Editor".  We appreciate the support the Broadwater County Community has given us!

Contribute Articles, Guest Editorials, Letters-to-the-Editor

If you have an article, guest editorial or would like to send a "Letter To The Editor" you can email us at mt43news@mt43news.com

Contact US

If you would like to leave us a message just click on:  ContactUs and leave us a message 


Phone: (406) 266-0086

Email: mt43news@mt43news.com

Address: 401 Broadway

               Townsend, MT 59644