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Staff welds the many trailer parts together. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Staff welds the many trailer parts together. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Building Custom Machinery Trailers at Towmaster [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we stop out at Towmaster Trailers and Truck Equipment and see how they manufacture trailers. From single axle trailers, to 60 ton trailers or snow plow trucks, the team at Towmaster are experts in their crafts.

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UMC President Eric Gibson talks about the products they make. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
UMC President Eric Gibson talks about the products they make. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Providing Precision Manufacturing for Highly Regulated Industries [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we learn how manufacture metals. Whether it's parts for a jet engine or pieces for important medical devices the team at Ultra Manufacturing Company are up for any challenge.

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Model Train
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Behind the Scenes: Hand Crafting Pieces for Your Model Train Kit [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we learn how to hand craft pieces for making model train kits. When your parents or grandparents were kids building a model train or airplane was probably a highlight in their childhood.

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Snow guns are on full blast at Powder Ridge. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Snow guns are on full blast at Powder Ridge. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Making Snow For The Slopes at Powder Ridge [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we see how to make snow on the slopes at Powder Ridge. As soon as the weather turns cold the crew at Powder Ridge waste no time making snow for the season.

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Behind the Scenes: Providing Families A Place To Stay During Medical Situations [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we prepare for a stay at the Gorecki Guest House. Since 2009 the Gorecki Guest House at CentraCare Health has been providing over 12,000 guests a warm place to stay during difficult family times.

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Some of the programs offered by Catholic Charities. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Some of the programs offered by Catholic Charities. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Providing A Helping Hand To Others At Catholic Charities [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we go inside Catholic Charities and see how they help serve the community. Stretching across 16 counties in Minnesota, Catholic Charities is always ready to help people in need.

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Surgery
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Behind the Scenes: Preparing For Surgery At CentraCare Health [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we go inside the operating room at the St. Cloud Hospital. Going into surgery can be a scary thing, but staff at the St. Cloud Hospital make sure each procedure runs smoothly.

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The new practice facility for the Timberwolves and Lynx. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
The new practice facility for the Timberwolves and Lynx. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Stepping On the Court at Mayo Clinic Square [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we check out the new practice and medical facility for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx. Opening earlier this fall, the new Mayo Clinic Square is a Minnesota basketball fans paradise.

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St. Cloud Tech
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Behind the Scenes: Touring St. Cloud Tech High School [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we go behind the walls of St. Cloud Technical High School and see the issues District 742 says the school faces. While the nearly 100-year-old building may stand tall from the outside, inside it's a different story.

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Art Conservators restore a 95-year-old painting. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Art Conservators restore a 95-year-old painting. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Restoring Old Paintings To Original Glory [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we learn how to preserve paintings that are nearly 100-years-old. Everything needs an upgrade as years roll by and that was the thought around St. Stephen Catholic Church in trying to breathe new life into several old paintings.

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