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Auto Repair and Tire Service in Fargo, Bismarck, Watford City, Wahpeton, and Carrington, ND

OK Tire Stores are primarily a distributor of tires and tire related products and services, Tires featured include Multi-Mile(private label brands), General, Michelin®, Sumitomo, Bridgestone, Firestone, and Kleber. OK Tire also manufactures Bandag retreads at its Fargo location. Fargo is also the location of the main distribution warehouse. Most stores provide auto and truck mechanical services and alignments.

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Our History

The following are some significant dates in OK Tire history:

• January 1960: OK Tire Store Incorporated in Fargo

• May 1961: John and Rose Ohnstad acquire OK Tire Store

• June 1966: Jim Ohnstad begins his employment

• June 1979: OK Tire Store starts its first branch operation in Bismarck

• February 1983: Acquired our Carrington retail and commercial center

• May 1987: Acquired the Minot AC Delco parts store

• April 1995: Tire Store in Minot opens

• April 1997: Open commercial center at I-29 and 12th Ave N in Fargo

• January 2000: New Bandag shop on Fargo Main

• July 2000: Motley, MN wholesale warehouse opens

• May 2002: Bismarck commercial center opens

• May 2003: Grand Forks AC Delco parts store opens

• July 2008: Minot Tire Store moves to new location

• April 2010: We celebrated our 50th anniversary

• August 2010: Bismarck AC Delco parts store opens

• January 2011: Moved Bismarck retail store

• September 2013: Watford City retail and commercial center opens

• December 2013: Bismarck distribution center opens

• January 2014: Became an ESOP

• December 2015: Warehouse at Fargo Commercial Center added

• May 2017: Wahpeton retail and commercial center opens

• January 2018: Opened our TIA-certified tire technician training center

• September 2019: New Fargo Retail store.

• December 2019: 100% employee-owned.

• 2020: 60th Anniversary

• June 2020: Elite Tire & Service added

• October 2023: Ok Tire acquired Wholesale Tire of Faribault, MN

• October 2023: Ok Tire acquired Wholesale Tire of Morristown, MN

• December 2023: Ok Tire acquired Todd’s Tire of Crookston, MN

Meet The Team

Leadership Team

Dana Sand


Chad Kost

Business Growth & Development Manager

Shawn Eggermont

Sales Manager

Theron Kallander


Sam Grantham

Public Relations Specialist

Alison Weiss

HR Manager

Brad Sterup

Operations Manager

Mckenzie Cargile

Talent Acquisition Manager

Jeff Schmidt

Commercial Sales Manager

Alyson Martin

Retail Sales Manager

Matt Indvik

Regional Manager Western North Dakota

Elizabeth Eiler

Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Store Managers

James Olson

Commercial Center Manager Bismarck

Les Cabler

Carrington Location Manager

Nate Barth

Location Manager Wahpeton

Josh Kessel

Williston Elite Tire Store Manager

Mike Hamilton

Fargo Commercial Center Manager

Bobbi Toepke

Bismarck Retail Location Manager

Wayne Downer

Retread Plant Manager

Wade Strilcov

Location Manager Minot

Brian Goltz

Location Manager Motley

Brian Kohnert

Morristown Location Manager

Lynn Miller

Faribault Location Manager

Other Team Members

Mark Unruh

OK Tracks Solutions Track Manager

Jase Peterson

Assistant Track Sales Manager

OK Tire Owners

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