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Owner Bill Young shows us how they form crown moldings for your teeth. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Owner Bill Young shows us how they form crown moldings for your teeth. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Molding Your Smile At Granite City Dental Lab [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we find out how to make crowns for your teeth at Granite City Dental Lab. Whether by mail or just walking through the door, the team at Granite City Dental Lab is ready to add that missing piece to your smile.

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Organic waste is mixed and ready to be place on the active compost pile. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Organic waste is mixed and ready to be place on the active compost pile. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Where Old Becomes New At Tri-County Organics [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we learn the process of organic recycling at Tri-County Organics. Every morning General Manager Jamie Phenow makes his rounds picking up organic waste material.

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Twins club house waiting for players arrival to Target Field. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Twins club house waiting for players arrival to Target Field. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Getting Target Field Ready for Minnesota Twins Baseball [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we take in a baseball game at Target Field and see the many elements that make the game day experience. From the field, stands and concessions multiple members of the team at Target Field are busy anticipating your arrival.

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Benton County Emergency Management Director Jim McDermott explains what happens when severe weather strikes. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Benton County Emergency Management Director Jim McDermott explains what happens when severe weather strikes. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Alerting You During Severe Weather [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we help you stay safe during severe weather at the Benton County Emergency Management Center. It doesn't take long for the skies to turn scary and that's when Jim McDermott and the Benton County Emergency Management Center spring into action.

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Barry Flanders (top) separates the males and females they collected in their nets to take back to the hatchery. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Barry Flanders (top) separates the males and females they collected in their nets to take back to the hatchery. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Keeping the Fish Population Bountiful in Minnesota Lakes [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we head out with the Minnesota DNR to help repopulate the area lakes with fish. Consider them natures middle man when it comes to making sure area lakes are stocked with fish.

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Machine begins shaping metal rod to customers ideas (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Machine begins shaping metal rod to customers ideas (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: No Job Too Tough For Ickler Machinists [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we learn to shape all kinds of metal with the machinists at Ickler in St. Cloud. The stories at Ickler are endless from the things they manufacture and produce in their over 100 year history.

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Wings wait to get sauced for annual WingFest event. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Wings wait to get sauced for annual WingFest event. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind The Scenes: Prepping Before The Feast At Annual WingFest Event [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we preheat the ovens and begin cooking 36,000 chicken wings for WingFest on Saturday. Before the feasting can begin a week long cooking spree starts for the staff at Shortstop Custom Catering.

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Employees at Heim Milling finish packaging chicken feed. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Employees at Heim Milling finish packaging chicken feed. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Fifth Generation Feed Mill Mixing New With The Old [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we tour a Heim Milling Company and see how they package a large variety of animal feed. For five generations Bob Heim and his family have been operating the mill since it was bought from Frank Arnold in 1900.

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Smart Signs Owner David Koop begins wrapping the vehicle for 98 Country (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Smart Signs Owner David Koop begins wrapping the vehicle for 98 Country (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Patience Is the Key When Wrapping A Vehicle [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we learn how to design and wrap a vehicle with graphics. Smart Signs has played a hand in designing and wrapping many of our station's vehicles and now it's time for the 98 Country truck to get a new look.

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A shirt dries before it is hung up at Quality Cleaners (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News).
A shirt dries before it is hung up at Quality Cleaners (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News).
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Behind the Scenes: Putting Quality Care in Your Suits And Laundry [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, take dry cleaning to another level at Quality Cleaners. Quality Cleaners in downtown St. Cloud has been providing quality service for the last 75 years.

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