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Meet our Fall Midwest Maker: Ryan Hanlon

This fall, we are excited to announce Ryan Hanlon as our Midwest Maker. A true Maker, Ryan's love for cars was passed on to him from his father Jim 'Pops' Hanlon. Together in their garage workshop they continue the family tradition of restoring beauty and original factory detail to iconic American cars. Ryan's passion as a Maker extends to film production, inspiring him to start the award-winning company, Route 3 Films. Hours of dedication and commitment go into both these pursuits, producing a final product that is the embodiment of his hard work and skilled craftsmanship. No surprise then, that Ryan chooses a brand born of a heritage of family tradition—a brand that reflects his rugged independence and attention to...

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Our Spring Midwest Maker: Jermain Todd

The wilderness of the Midwest was tamed by explorers: Rugged men who blazed their own trail and never quit. That spirit of independence, hard work, and self-sufficiency lives on today in the families that make the Midwest their home. They are the Makers—past and present—who forged the Heartland. Their story is the Dakota Grizzly story. We are proud Midwest Makers, true to our roots, passionate about our craft, and proud to support and outfit Makers everywhere. We invite you to discover our distinctly crafted and richly detailed apparel honoring that craft. This Spring/Summer we are proud to announce a partnership with local St. Louisan, Jermain Todd, who represents honor in craft like no other. We'd like to thank him for opening...

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