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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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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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