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Unstoppable: The Story of George Mikan: The First NBA Superstar
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Diary of a Mad Househusband: Musings on Life as a Stay-at-Home Dad
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Contact Info

Joe Oberle
5770 Washington Street NE
Fridley, MN  55432
Phone: (763) 572-8432


Joseph Oberle is a member of Greenhouse Group Communications, which offers every kind of publishing services from researching, reporting and writing to proofreading and photography. Contact Joe at or 763-572-8432 to see how Greenhouse can "help your business grow!"

Writing--Joe Oberle, an award-winning author and writer, has been a professional writer for nearly three decades, and he has written for every publishing format imaginable: newspapers, magazine, books, advertizing copywriting, promotional brochures, marketing copy, internet websites and more. A list of the places where his written work has been published includes: American Hockey magazine, Arizona, the State of Golf, Beckett’s Basketball magazine, Chicago District Golfer magazine, Commercial Real Estate (CRE) magazine, Duluth-Superior magazine, FASTBREAK magazine, Golf Course Management magazine, Hoop magazine, Ideal Home magazine, Let’s Play Softball newspaper, Mankato Free Press newspaper, Michigan Links magazine, Minnesota Calls magazine, Minnesota Golfer magazine, Minnesota Hockey Journal, Minnesota Monthly magazine, Minnesota Sports magazine, Mpls/St. Paul magazine, Raising Minnesota magazine, Scene magazine, Skyway News newspaper, Sports Illustrated magazine, Star Tribune newspaper, Timberwolves Tonight program, Training magazine, Twin Cities magazine, University of Minnesota Alumni magazine, Whittier Globe newspaper. Articles he has written have been picked up or reprinted by numerous publications and websites. He is currently the Minnesota Vikings Examiner for

Joseph Oberle's writing awards include:

2008 Minnesota Magazine & Publications Association (MMPA) awards for Minnesota Golfer magazine (managing editor/writer), Gold medal, Best Directory.

2006 Minnesota Magazine & Publications Association (MMPA) awards for Minnesota Golfer magazine (managing editor/writer), Silver medal, Overall Excellence.

2005 MMPA awards for “Hot Hybrids” (author), Gold medal, Best Technical Article.

2005 MMPA awards for Minnesota Golfer magazine (managing editor/writer), Bronze medal, Overall Excellence.

2004 MMPA awards for Explore Minnesota Golf (editor/writer), Gold medal, Best Single Topic Issue or Directory.

2004 MMPA awards for “Power Outrage” (author), Silver medal, Best Feature Article.

2004 MMPA awards for Minnesota Golfer magazine (managing editor/writer), Bronze medal, Overall Excellence.

1997 Small Press Book Awards for Diary of a Mad Househusband, 2nd place, Humor.

1997 Midwest Book Achievement Award for Diary of a Mad Househusband, finalist, Parenting.

1997 MAPA Book Awards for Diary of a Mad Househusband, Honorable mention, Best Book Editing-Nontechnical. 


Copywriting--As a copy writer, some of his clients include: Lexus, Klein Tools, Boise Cascade, ZipSort Inc., Star Tribune marketing, Loyola High School and more.

Editing--An editor for more than 25 years, Oberle has edited numerous publications. Currently, he is managing editor of Minnesota Golfer magazine, but the list of publications that he has edited include: Chicago District Golfer, Commercial Real Estate (CRE) magazine, Michigan Links, Minnesota Hockey Journal, Minnesota Sports magazine, Skyway News newspaper, USA Hockey magazine, USA Cycling magazine, Nebraska Golfer, Arizona, the State of Golf, TV Guide magazine, Training magazine, Timberwolves Tonight, Wolf Tracks magazine and US Youth Soccer magazine. He edited and contributed writing to a book entitled Papal Bull, by Dean Sullivan.

Proofreading--Proofreading has been a part of his work since the beginning. Some recent proofreading projects include FoodFinds Restaurant guide, 2008-2010, proofing and editing Country Club Secrets, a novel by Les Layton; and Proofing and writing a forward for A Golfer's Dream, by Larry Berle.

Photography--Oberle's photography has appeared in numerous publications, but his son Seth Oberle is also a published photographer. Both are available for photo shoots by contacting or for Chicago-area photography needs.