Garden Valley News

New Logo, Same Great Company

January 24, 2018

After 111 years of serving our members as Garden Valley Telephone Company, we are excited to unveil our new marketing strategy which includes branding ourselves as Garden Valley Technologies (dba), a new Company logo, and a new tagline, Innovate > Advance > Connect. This strategy reflects not only who we are today, but also our direction for the […]

Local Broadcast Networks Negotiations

December 15, 2017

Garden Valley is currently in negotiations with the local broadcast networks. The KVRR (FOX), network is asking for a rate increase of nearly 100% for the exact same channel and content. As your local hometown provider, we are fighting to keep your rates low; however, this broadcaster is attempting to force us into a losing […]

$5,000 technology grant to Clearbrook-Gonvick Public School

November 27, 2017

The Garden Valley Education Foundation recently presented a $5,000 technology grant to Clearbrook-Gonvick public school for the purchase of Apple iPads. “The purchase of iPads for the Elementary classrooms will be used for a variety of activities and is the right tool to make sure all students learn the skills needed for today’s technology” said […]

Garden Valley Education Foundation provides $5,000 technology grant to Fosston Public School

November 24, 2017

The Garden Valley Education Foundation recently presented a $5,000 technology grant to Fosston public school for the purchase of 20 Chromebook laptops. As technology continues to advance, providing students with Chromebooks is an exciting approach to teach students new ways to access homework and educational resources. Garden Valley CEO/General Manager Tim Brinkman and Garden Valley […]

Bejou and rural Mahnomen Broadband Grant

November 21, 2017

Garden Valley Telephone Company has been awarded a border-to-border broadband grant to provide Internet access in Bejou and rural Mahnomen, MN. Garden Valley Telephone Company has been awarded a border to border grant from the State of Minnesota to assist in a broadband build to Bejou and rural Mahnomen, including portions of the White Earth […]

Garden Valley – RLCC Local Channel 35

November 7, 2017

Garden Valley is excited to announce a partnership with the RLCC School to broadcast school and community events on GVTV local content channel 35. Garden Valley provided all the equipment needed and the RLCC students are broadcasting their events. This is a wonderful training opportunity for students; and is a unique opportunity for all GVTV […]

Bagley Store / Office Grand Opening Was Successful!

October 23, 2017

Garden Valley is pleased to announce that the Bagley store / office grand opening was a huge success! The event was held the week of October 16-20 at Garden Valley’s new Bagley location at 105 Main Avenue North. The grand opening invited customers to stop in to check out the new store, enjoy refreshments, giveaways […]

Garden Valley Donates Water Bottles To Area Schools

October 18, 2017

In celebration of Co-op Month, Garden Valley is distributing over 700 reusable water bottles to every fourth and fifth grader in 9 schools located in GV’s service area. Promoting wellness to our youth is important and drinking water is essential for students to stay hydrated in the learning environment. As a member-owned cooperative, it is […]

Garden Valley Education Foundation Awards School Technology Grants

July 14, 2017

The Garden Valley Education Foundation continued its technology grant program with the presentation of a $5,000 grant to both Goodridge and Grygla Public Schools. The technology grants will be used to help Goodridge Public School purchase 7 iMac Computers and the Grygla Public School purchase 2 Smart Boards. Superintendent Clow is planning for the future […]

Garden Valley Rural TRF Border-to-Border Groundbreaking Event

July 10, 2017

Garden Valley held a groundbreaking event on Wednesday, June 28th to celebrate the beginning of the work on the Minnesota Broadband Grant Program project in rural Thief River Falls. Construction on this $4.2 million dollar project began in late June on the main line fiber optic cable with service installation to the homes beginning in […]