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Rose City Chili Pod hosts 36th chili cook off at Gander Mountain
The Rose City Chili Pod hosted their 36th chili cook off Saturday afternoon in the Gander Mountain store parking lot in Tyler.
“The proceeds from the event will go to Ragan’s Hope,” Jen Cook, great pepper of the Rose City Chili Pod said.
They will each have a second chance to qualify for Terlingua, the Super Bowl of chili cook offs in Terlingua.
Kyle Williams, Joey Morris, Clay Rogers and Randy Lancaster, of Tyler, have been competing in chili cook offs together since 1986.
Chili was judged using the Chili Appreciation Society International, Inc. (CASI) rules on the five criteria of aroma, red color, consistency, taste and aftertaste.
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Gander Mountain Files for Bankruptcy
After months of buzz surrounding the potential merger of Bass Pro Shops and Cabelas, there is a new bombshell coming from the world of outdoors retailers: Gander Mountain has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Like many retailers, Gander Mountain experienced challenging traffic patterns and shifts in consumer demand resulting from increased direct-to-customer sales by key vendors and accelerated growth of e-commerce.
In a media release, Gander Mountain announced that it will close 32 stores in 11 states and is actively seeking a buyer for the Minnesota-based franchise.
Gander Mountain stated that employees will continue to be paid in the interim and is preparing for an auction of the company in April with an ownership change in mid-May.
Here’s a list of the stores slated for closing: