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River Valley Telecommunications Coop has been serving our community for more than a century. Today, we provide Internet, television services (cable TV), and telephone service to Graettinger, Wallingford, Ruthven, and Lost Island Lake, Iowa. We also sell a wide variety of technology products for your home and business.

RVTC Board of Directors

Representing Graettinger:
– President, Steve Helmich
– Secretary, Pam Studer
– Director, Tim Carlin
– Director, Brad Anderson

Representing Ruthven:
– Director, Jim Sampson
– Director, Jay Schoning

Representing Wallingford:
– Vice President, Pam Lair

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Aureon Scholarship ProgramAureon Scholarship Programs

RVTC is pleased to partner with Aureon and offer a scholarship program to students who plan to pursue a STEM-related course of study in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics after high school and residing in a home with service from an Iowa Independent Telecommunications Company, such as RVTC. The deadline to apply is March 1st, and scholarship winners are announced in late May. Winners will be notified by phone, email, or letter.

The program will award a total of $10,000. Individual scholarships will range from $1000 to $3000.

FRS Scholarship ProgramFRS Scholarship Program

RVTC is pleased to partner with FRS, Foundation for Rural Services, and offer a scholarship program for students who will attend college or a vocational school and residing in a home with service from an Iowa Independent Telecommunications Company, such as RVTC.

The foundation annually awards scholarships to an exceptional group of rural students for their first year of school. FRS has awarded over $1 million in scholarships since its inception; empowering rural students throughout the country to advance their communities with invaluable skill sets and experiences.

For more information or to apply, the grant application can be found online at: www.frs.org

RVTC’s Revolving Loan Fund

The Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) was established to offer low-interest loans to new or existing businesses. The purpose of the fund is to help businesses grow the economic health of our communities and establish or retain employment.

A grant opportunity is available!


Aureon Charity Grant Program

The Aureon Charity Grant Program is available to Iowa communities sponsored by its participating telecommunications companies. RVTC along with Aureon would like to invite public & private non-profit agencies to submit an application to help assist your organization with its charity drives and/or funding for a specific project.

It’s Not Your Grandma’s Home Security But It’s Close!! SECURITY YOU CAN COUNT ON!

Contact River Valley Telecommunications for all your security needs! Specializing in home and business security along with camera surveillance. Call Today at 712-859-3300!

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  • UNLIMITED Remote Support for all your connected devices
  • Talk to a local RVTC Technician
  • Includes Anti-Virus protection for up to 4 devices ($12.95 value)
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Do you have your Loyalty Rewards Club Card?

River Valley now has a Loyalty Rewards Club Card!! IT’S EASY!! It’s our way of saying THANK YOU for shopping local!! For every $10 you spend in our retail area, we will give you a stamp on your card. When you have your card filled up, turn it in for $10 off your current or next purchase in our retail area. Stop in for more details.

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Graettinger Office
106 E. Robins Street
Graettinger, Iowa 51342
Phone: 712-859-3300
Fax: 712-859-3290

M-F: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Ruthven Office
1607 Rolling Street
Ruthven, Iowa 51358
Phone: 712-837-5522
Fax: 712-837-5975

M-F: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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