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About Valley Earthworks

Valley Earthworks in Belview, MN has been a family ran business since 1956. Dani and Erik Stonestrom are the third generation of families to run this Minnesota-based dirt work company. We're here to help with any of your land improvement, drainage, excavation, aggregate or trucking needs.

Our focus at Valley Earthworks is to be on the leading edge of technology with our processes and equipment. We know not all operations are the same size, but each project is equally important to our customers. Communicating with our clients is a top priority. We take great pride in being a leader in the dirt work industry and love every minute of it!

Valley Earthworks is qualified by over 65 years of business resulting in thousands of satisfied customers. We provide drainage solutions for landowners to allow their fields to produce a higher yielding product. Our experienced team can create the initial excavation of new homes, buildings, and other facilities and the final grade finish work. To top it off, we provide a resource for a diverse catalogue of aggregate products, as well as a source of trucking for those products.

Valley Earthworks Excavator

Our History


Alvan And Eugene Sander Alvan and Eugene Sander started Alvan & T. Eugene Sander Co. in Belview, MN, specializing in farm tile, dozing and excavating. Purchased their first cable operated excavator.


Purchased their first wheel machine for tile installation.


Antique Equipment April of 1979 Marlo and Curtis bought our Eugene Sander to create Alvan Sander & Sons with their dad Alvan.

Secured the first county tile job for the company, installing 36" concrete tile 13' deep for two miles.


Old Road Grader Alvan Sander & Son's expanded into the road maintenance business with blading and snow removal.


Purchased the cement tiling plant in Belview to expand into a bigger shop to suit their growing business.


Sold the original one-stall shop in downtown Belview.


Purchased their first self-propelled Wolfe tile plow to install plastic tile faster and with less ground disturbance.


Upgraded to RTK GPS to improve installation precision on the tile plow.


Began construction on a shop expansion off of the existing tile plant, with a new shop, storage and office spaces.


Dani and Erik Stonestrom purchased Sander & Sons Excavating and rebranded to Valley Earthworks, Inc.

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Our Service Area

Valley Earthworks is located in southwest Minnesota and services a large area in rural Minnesota, South Dakota and Iowa. Some communities within our service area are:

  • Alexandria, MN
  • Blue Earth, MN
  • Brookings, SD
  • Fairmont, MN
  • Hutchinson, MN
  • Jackson, MN
  • Mankato, MN
  • Marshall, MN
  • New Ulm, MN
  • Okoboji, IA
  • Redwood Falls, MN
  • Sioux Center, IA
  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • Spencer, IA
  • Watertown, SD
  • Willmar, MN
  • Windom, MN
  • Worthington, MN
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We'd love to help you make your vision a reality. Schedule a call to discuss the details of your project and find out how we can help.

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