Friends overcome health scare to realize dream of opening store

MERRILL - Two friends from Merrill dreamed of going into business together. On Friday, their dream will become a reality, despite a health scare that could have put their dream on hold.

Eric Heimerl and Jon Smith are preparing to open Rutt'n Rod Outfitters.

"People come to an outfitters like this because they've worked hard all week and they want to spend their money on the things that make them smile and makes them happy," Smith said.

Full story: WJFW

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