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CROOKSTON AREA CHAMBER AMBASSADORS CELEBRATE OK TIRE STORE

CROOKSTON AREA CHAMBER AMBASSADORS CELEBRATE OK TIRE STORE

Crookston Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors visited the city again this week, honor and congratulate the company.

They stopped at OK Tire Store, formerly Todd’s Tire Service. After After several years of service to Crookston and the surrounding area, Todd was ready to pass the torch.

Red Smith, Location Manager, recalled how he started working at the location 20 years ago. Todd’s Tire. He shared that Todd had been in the building for 42 years when he was Cenex Gas Station. When asked how the sale came about, Red said OK Tire He was a wholesaler for several years. One day Red came to work and found out about sales and before he knew it he was the new location manager. Red and his team of five store technicians and three front desk staff have A number of modernisations were carried out, including the removal of old fuel pumps and signage.

A comprehensive renovation is planned to further improve the facility. The future plans include adding mechanical services to complement current offerings. They currently offer a wide range of tire solutions for passenger cars and vans. vehicles, farm equipment and UTVs.

In addition, their services include songs for agricultural tractors and other specialized vehicles. Red talks about the seniority of OK Tire employees, including Melissa Malo, who has worked there for 16.5 years. years. In addition to the long-term loyalty of their regular customers over the years, they are very grateful; he shares that the best part of the day for him is visiting his customers. The store is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and on Saturdays during the summer from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Pictured here to congratulate and celebrate Red and his team is Bobbie Torkelson (H&R Block), Mara Wiirre (Economic Development Authority), Sherry Coauette (LeBlanc Realty), Red Smith, Sam Grantham, Arick Broden (OK Tire), Randy Schoenborn (RiverView Health), Erin LaPlante (State Farm Insurance) and Melissa Malo (OK Tire).

If you would like to join our team of ambassadors, please call or text Carrie Bergquist at 218-289-1823. The role and responsibility is to gather to appreciate, honor, and congratulate innovative businesses in Crookston. Ambassadors also actively participate in networking events, ribbon cutting ceremonies, and other community meetings. offer support, encouragement and resources to local entrepreneurs.