Waco: Farm and home chain set to open local store

The store will occupy the building that formerly housed Waco's Gander Mountain store. (File)
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) Orscheln Farm & Home is set to open a store in Waco after purchasing the 51,903-square-foot building that formerly was home to a Gander Mountain store.

The store, the chain’s third in Texas, will offer lawn and garden supplies, pet food and supplies, livestock feed and farm supplies, hardware, plumbing and electrical supplies, automotive items, toys, housewares, clothing and sporting goods including firearms.

“We are excited to become part of the thriving Waco community,” said Dwight Isringhausen, the regional director of operations for Orscheln Farm & Home.

“We are looking forward to building relationships with our customers as we work to meet their

The family owned chain based in Moberly, Mo., owns and operates more than 165 stores in 11 states including Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Illinois, Kentucky, Indian and Ohio.