Winners of the balloon window decorating contest announced

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TRI CITIES, Neb. - (KNEP) - A three judge panel crowns the winners of the window decorating contest for the Hot Air Balloon Championship and Old West Balloon Fest.

Three winners will receive prizes for participating in the hot air balloon championship (Source KNEP)

Over 20 businesses from Mitchell, Scottsbluff and Gering took part in the contest. The judges came in from outside the area and looked at all three communities yesterday.

Git-n-Split Convenience Store in Scottsbluff was awarded ‘Most Hot Air Balloon Thematic Winner’ while Legacy of the Plains Museum received the ‘Most Host Community Themed’ award and Flyover Brewing Company received the ‘Best at Night Window Display.’

The judges gave an honorable mention to Redz Bar in Mitchell.