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St. Cloud Library Book Sorting
Books being sorted by "Wally" (Dan DeBaun, WJON News)
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Behind The Scenes – Technology and Staff Combine to Serve The Public at St. Cloud Library [VIDEO]

When you return an item to the St. Cloud Library you probably don’t think too much about how it makes it back on to the shelves, but a large amount of technology and work goes on behind the scenes to ensure the library is running at its best.

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Anton's Restaurant makes hundreds of popovers everyday to keep up with demand. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Anton's Restaurant makes hundreds of popovers everyday to keep up with demand. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind The Scenes: Making The Popovers At Anton’s [VIDEO]

Popovers are a popular pastry at Anton's Restaurant in Waite Park. But how did Anton's and Popovers become synonymous with each other, and how did the tradition start? Today in our "Behind The Scenes" series, WJON's Jim Maurice takes us into their kitchen to learn about the tasty treat.

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Billboards
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Behind The Scenes: A Look Into How Billboards Are Made [VIDEO]

We all drive by billboards pretty much every day. Sometimes it looks like they change overnight. So how are billboards made and changed? WJON's Jim Maurice looks at billboards in this week's "Behind The Scenes" story.

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Grills always ready to cook up your order at Goodfella's Bar and Grill. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News).
Grills always ready to cook up your order at Goodfella's Bar and Grill. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News).
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Behind the Scenes: Orders Up at Goodfella’s Bar and Grill [VIDEO]

Deciding what to order at a restaurant can be a challenge. In the town of Ronneby one restaurant doesn't make that decision easy. Goodfella's Bar and Grill has over 30 variety of burgers alone to choose from.

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Eastman Hall Basketball Court
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Behind The Scenes: Eastman Hall Holds Old St. Cloud State Swimming Pool and Basketball Court [VIDEO]

Eastman Hall is St. Cloud State University's fourth oldest building and holds a significant amount of campus history behind closed doors.

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The arm places the pins in the right spot to be ready for the next bowler. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
The arm places the pins in the right spot to be ready for the next bowler. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: At The Bowling Alley, How Do Those Pins Get Re-Set [VIDEO]

Bowling has become a Top 5 participated sport in the world. Evolving from the days of individually setting up the pins, to now having everything run electronically.

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St. Cloud Public Works Department
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Behind The Scenes: St. Cloud Public Works Keeps City Running At Its Best [VIDEO]

WJON takes a behind the scenes look at the St. Cloud Public Works Department to see what it takes to keep the city running at its best.

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Marcus Theatre employees ready to help you with your movie experience. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Marcus Theatre employees ready to help you with your movie experience. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: New Technology Helps Marcus Theatres On The Big Screen [VIDEO]

The movie industry has continued to grow from back in the days of film strips. Marcus Theatre's has come along way from being a drive-in theatre, an 8 cinema complex, to having as many as 17 screens today.

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The ladder inside the Sauk Rapids water tower that leads 170 feet up to the top. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
The ladder inside the Sauk Rapids water tower that leads 170 feet up to the top. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Thousands of Gallons Stored in City Water Towers [VIDEO]

Standing anywhere from 150 to 200 feet tall, the water towers in the area provide water pressure for the cities they serve.

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KVSC Trivia phone bank
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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Behind The Scenes: KVSC Trivia Volunteers Keep Contest Afloat [VIDEO] [PHOTOS]

Phones rang off the hook in Stewart Hall last weekend as student and community volunteers worked behind the scenes to answer calls and tally points for KVSC's annual trivia contest.

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