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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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Austin Schmitt begins feeding the calves on his families dairy farm. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Austin Schmitt begins feeding the calves on his families dairy farm. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Learning the Ropes On Your Local Dairy Farm [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we head to the barn and learn how to operate a local Dairy Farm. Even through rain, heat and snow the work still needs to get done on the farm.

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Detour Signs for Pinecone Road are being put together at Geyer Signal. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Detour Signs for Pinecone Road are being put together at Geyer Signal. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Here’s Your Sign, Alerting You To Road Construction With Geyer Signal [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we alert you to road construction with the help of Geyer Signal. Drive along most Minnesota roads this time of year and you'll see thousands of orange construction signs that are built right here in St. Cloud.

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Members of the "Turf Department" at the St. Cloud Country Club prepare for your arrival. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Members of the "Turf Department" at the St. Cloud Country Club prepare for your arrival. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Landscaping The Grounds At The St. Cloud Country Club [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we landscape the many greens and fairways at the St. Cloud Country Club. When Gary Deters steps out of the golf course his first thought is to make sure the golf course is ready for the day's members.

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The kitchen staff at North Junior High School smile for a picture. (Photo: Sandy Gruber)
The kitchen staff at North Junior High School smile for a picture. (Photo: Sandy Gruber)
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Behind the Scenes: Cooking A Feast For Students At North Junior High School [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we put on our aprons and fire up the ovens with the cooking staff at North Junior High School. Ask any student and they will tell you lunch is one of their favorite subjects in school. However, ask the cooking staff and they will tell you it's one of the hardest subjects.

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