Garden Valley News

Special Assistance Internet Service

March 17, 2020

Garden Valley Technologies has always believed in giving back to the communities we serve. As we navigate through the spread of the COVID-19 virus, keeping our communities connected is a priority. During this difficult time many families may need to prepare for e-learning or at home classes. GVT is offering special assistance to those families […]

COVID-19 GVT Official Statement

March 16, 2020

To our Garden Valley Technologies members, As a member owned cooperative Garden Valley Technologies takes the safety of our employees, members and region very seriously.  With the recent concerns over COVID-19 and unnecessarily spreading the virus, Garden Valley Technologies is following recommended practice as outlined by the CDC and WHO. We will also continue to […]

Scholarship Opportunities

February 6, 2020

Garden Valley Technologies has begun a search for scholarship candidates. If selected, candidates will receive a one-time $1,000 or $2,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance (MTA) Foundation. Garden Valley Technologies participates in MTA’s scholarship program and is approaching high schools in their serving area looking for potential scholarship winners. To be eligible, applicants must […]

Free Public Wi-Fi Provided By Garden Valley Technologies

February 4, 2020

Garden Valley Technologies (GVT), a leader in providing super-fast Internet speeds up to 1 Gigabit, is now offering free public Wi-Fi at eight public locations in the cities of Bagley, Clearbrook, Erskine, Fertile, Fosston, Grygla, Oklee, and Red Lake Falls. GVT believes in helping the communities we serve, and providing free public Wi-Fi is just […]

Garden Valley Technologies is Coming to Thief River Falls

January 27, 2020

The Garden Valley Technologies Board of Directors voted to extend its fiber optic networks and offer products and services to residential and business customers located in the city of Thief River Falls. GVT Board President Byron Ness stated “GVT is looking forward to expanding and offering services in the city of Thief River Falls. Our […]

Robotics Program

September 27, 2019

Garden Valley Technologies is proud to be at the forefront of technology and to be able to provide students the opportunity to become technology leaders of the future by making a $5,000 donation, with funding through the Garden Valley Education Foundation, to each robotics team at schools at Bagley, Fertile-Beltrami, Fosston-Lengby, Grygla, Red Lake Falls, […]

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 […]