Garden Valley News

GVT Board Votes To Implement Expanded Local Calling!

June 20, 2019

Garden Valley Technologies board of directors were pleased to approve the new expanded local calling area. GVT believes strongly in our communities and this is the perfect way to keep friends and family connected. Effective July 1, 2019, Garden Valley Technologies will be expanding its local calling area to all landline subscribers. This FREE service […]


May 22, 2019

The Minnesota Telecom Alliance announced that they received 140 scholarship applications from across the state and two winning students are from Erskine.  Brekken Lindberg was selected to receive a $2,000 Bud Morrow scholarship and Amelia Landsverk was selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation, according […]

Shop Local

May 3, 2019

Garden Valley Technologies has been a local business for more than 100 years and we believe in supporting other local businesses and the communities they serve. We pay it forward by investing in the communities we serve, sponsoring local events, donating to non-profit organizations, participates in local scholarships through MTA, and buying local. GVT’s goal […]

Garden Valley Technologies Partners with Netflix

February 19, 2019

Garden Valley Technologies is partnering with Netflix to provide customers the highest quality viewing experience possible. In February, Netflix provided Garden Valley with two servers that are installed at the main central office in Erskine. These servers are updated daily with the most popular and trending titles Netflix has to offer. The local servers allow […]

Garden Valley Technologies Begins Search for Scholarship Applicants

January 4, 2019

Garden Valley Technologies has begun a search for scholarship candidates. If selected, candidates will receive a one-time $2,000.00 scholarship from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance (MTA) Foundation. Garden Valley participates in the MTA’s scholarship program and is approaching high schools in their serving area looking for potential scholarship winners. To be eligible, applicants must be attending […]

Garden Valley Announces Partnership with Grygla School

September 20, 2018

Garden Valley is excited to announce a partnership with the Grygla School to broadcast school and community events on a GVTV local content channel dedicated solely to the Grygla School. The local content channel can be found on GVTV channel 36, which is available to all GVTV subscribers. As part of this program, Garden Valley provides […]

FRS Youth Tour

June 25, 2018

Garden Valley Technologies recently provided Jaden Kiesow and Bayli Dukek with a first-hand look at the telecommunications industry through the FRS Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. The kids visited famous historical sites and attended educational sessions at the nation’s capital. The following are comments from the students about their trip. “We visited the Arlington National […]

113th Annual Meeting Highlights

June 18, 2018

More than 270 persons, including 215 registered members, were in attendance at the 113th annual membership meeting of Garden Valley Telephone Company d/b/a Garden Valley Technologies held at the Win-E-Mac School auditorium near Erskine on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. As members registered and received their attendance gift, entertainment was provided by “Caleigh” a northern Minnesota […]

Brayden Michael Sorenson to Receive Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation Scholarship

May 16, 2018

Brayden Michael Sorenson of Lengby has been selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation, according to Tim Brinkman, CEO/General Manager of Garden Valley Technologies.  Brayden will be graduating from Fosston High School and plans to attend Concordia College in Moorhead.  He is the son of […]