Your local provider since 1952
Formed in 1952, WRT is headquartered in Hazen, ND with branch offices in Beulah, ND and Mobridge, SD. WRT employs more than 75 local people throughout our service area, which includes 25 exchanges located in all or part of 17 counties in North and South Dakota (more than 14,500 customers with over 19,000 lines!). WRT is your local cooperative — when you subscribe to WRT’s services, you’re not just a customer; you’re making an investment in a company owned by you and your community!
WRT is proud to be a part of our local communities. From customer appreciation feeds at area games to donations to community organizations, WRT supports our local communities and appreciates your local support. WRT also awards eight $1,000 scholarships each year to support our local students in their pursuit of higher education, plus an additional $1,000 Technology Scholarship. Students who are members of WRT or whose parents are members of WRT are eligible.
Our employees give back to their communities as well. From participating in the Denim Day for Charity program at work to volunteering for various organizations and events, WRT employees are an active part of the communities we serve.
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WRT customers received over $2.5 million in Cashback this past year—that’s 10% Cashbackfor every dollar spent with WRT. Whether they’ve been with WRT for one year or 30, WRT members earn Cashback on services like telephone, Internet, and calling features.
What is CASHBACK?
CASHBACK or Capital Credits represent your share in the WRT Cooperative. WRT is owned by you, so WRT’s margins go back to you. When you subscribe to WRT’s services, you’re not just a customer; you’re making an investment in a company owned by you and your community.
How do I earn CASHBACK?
Earning Cashback is effortless — simply purchase WRT services like Telephone, Internet, West River Long Distance & more. The more services you buy from WRT, the more CASHBACK you earn. With CASHBACK saving you even more over the competition, it just makes sense to do business with WRT!
In addition, WRT customers get Free Classified Ads, Free Community Events postings, plus much more. If you haven’t checked out our great free subscriber perks, start surfing today!
|Brittany Sathren701-448-9268BrittanyL@westriv.com||DISTRICT 1: Parts of McLean, Sheridan, Burleigh and Kidder Counties in North Dakota including the parts of the Underwood, Turtle Lake, Mercer, McClusky and Goodrich exchanges lying within these counties.|
|Jay Seibel 701-873-2795 JayS@westriv.com||DISTRICT 2: Parts of Mercer and Dunn Counties, North Dakota including the parts of the Beulah, Zap, Golden Valley, Hebron and Glen Ullin exchanges lying within Mercer or Dunn County.|
|Matt Erhardt, Jr701-794-3743MattE@westriv.com||DISTRICT 3: Parts of Oliver, Morton and McLean and Stark Counties in North Dakota including the parts of the Center, Hazen, Beulah, Hebron, Glen Ullin New Salem and Washburn exchanges lying within those counties north of Interstate 94.|
|Frank Brown701-348-3685FrankB@westriv.com||DISTRICT 4: Parts of Morton and Stark Counties in North Dakota including the parts of the St. Anthony, Flasher, New Salem, Glen Ullin, and Hebron exchanges lying within those counties south of Interstate 94.|
|Nick Vollmuth701-422-3498NickV@westriv.com||DISTRICT 5: Sioux, Grant, Hettinger and Adams Counties, North Dakota.|
|Harley Overseth605-845-3251HarleyO@westriv.com||DISTRICT 6: All of the area served by WRT in South Dakota.|
|Mark Nygard701-748-6623MarkN@westriv.com||DISTRICT 7: Parts of Mercer County including the parts of the Hazen, Stanton, Pick City and Center exchanges lying within Mercer County.|
|Patrick A. Donovan701-748-2206PDonovan@westriv.com||ATTORNEY|
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