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Hands are hard at worked crafting the latest stained glass window. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Hands are hard at worked crafting the latest stained glass window. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Crafting A Colorful Masterpiece At TerHaar Stained Glass Studio [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we get artistic learning how to make stained glass windows. TerHaar Stained Glass Studio's have made thousands of masterpieces for churches, businesses, and homes since 1959.

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The Stearns and Benton County SWAT team practice entering a home during training. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
The Stearns and Benton County SWAT team practice entering a home during training. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Storming A House With The Stearns/Benton County SWAT Team [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we gear up and storm a house with the Stearns and Benton County SWAT Team. For the Stearns and Benton County SWAT Team practice makes perfect.

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Service Technician Charlie Shiek works on a car. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Service Technician Charlie Shiek works on a car. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Going Under The Hood At Murphy Chevrolet [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we go under the hood to repair your vehicle at Murphy Chevrolet in Foley. Everyday Charlie Shiek and the other five service technicians spend hours on end making sure your vehicle runs smoothly.

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Crews set up the rides at the Benton County Fair. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Crews set up the rides at the Benton County Fair. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Preparing the Festivities at the Benton County Fair [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we join the fun at the Benton County Fair and see how they go about setting up all of the weeks entertainment. From games, rides, food and displays a lot of man hours go into setting up for the week long celebration.

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Store Director Ryan Rothwell shows up how they change out the milk. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Store Director Ryan Rothwell shows up how they change out the milk. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: The Other Side Of The Aisle At Your Local Grocery Store [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we answer your childhood curiosity of what's behind the milk aisle of your local grocery store. For many children, curiosity gets the better of them when they walk down certain aisles of a grocery store.

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Crews of the Mosquito Squad spray a home to get rid of the annoying pests. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Crews of the Mosquito Squad spray a home to get rid of the annoying pests. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Defending Your Home Of Unwanted Insects With The Mosquito Squad [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we take on the endless battle of fighting mosquito's with the help of the Mosquito Squad. There are days sitting outside on a summer night doesn't end the way you want as your busy swatting the hundreds of mosquito's that buzz by.

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The Sauk Rapids Balloon water tower (left) is the the process of a face lift (right). (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
The Sauk Rapids Balloon water tower (left) is the the process of a face lift (right). (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: What’s Going On With The Sauk Rapids Balloon Water Tower [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we find out what's going on at the Sauk Rapids balloon water tower. The signature balloon water tower has been getting a face lift over the last month, for the first time since 1996.

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A ring is inspected under the microscope at Schepers Jewelers (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
A ring is inspected under the microscope at Schepers Jewelers (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Making Your Jewelry Sparkle Like New [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we see what details go into shining up your rings at Schepers Jewelers. From rings, watches, necklaces and more you never know what will walk through the doors at Schepers Jewelers.

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Crews from Pyrotechnic Displays begin putting the explosives in for tomorrow's show. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Crews from Pyrotechnic Displays begin putting the explosives in for tomorrow's show. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Lighting Up the Sky During the Fourth Of July [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we go back to the archives and show you how they set up the St. Cloud fireworks display. The annual 4th of July fireworks show has not only been a tradition for spectators but also for the crews with Pyrotechnic Displays.

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Crews at Xcel Energy work to assess power outages throughout the state. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Crews at Xcel Energy work to assess power outages throughout the state. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind The Scenes: Xcel Energy Goes By The Book To Restore Your Power [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we work on restoring your power with Xcel Energy when an outage occurs. The team at Xcel Energy is always one step ahead before a power outage occurs constantly planning for every situation.

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