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Flowers are in full bloom at Munsinger Clemens Garden. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Flowers are in full bloom at Munsinger Clemens Garden. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind The Scenes: Stop and Smell the Roses at Munsinger/Clemens Gardens [VIDEO]

This week in our “Behind the Scenes” series, we stop and smell the flowers at Munsinger Clemens Gardens.

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Lemur's are just one of 60 different species waiting for you to see. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Lemur's are just one of 60 different species waiting for you to see. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Animals For Everyone Waiting At ‘Safari North Wildlife Park’ [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series, we spend the day with many furry and feathered friends at Safari North Wildlife Park.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON News
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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Behind The Scenes: National Weather Service Ready When Severe Weather Hits Minnesota [VIDEO]

When severe weather strikes Minnesota, the National Weather Service is in charge of issuing watches and warnings across the state.

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Clean items wait to be put into containers. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Clean items wait to be put into containers. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Prepping Instruments Before Surgery at St. Cloud Hospital [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scene" series, we head downstairs of the St. Cloud Hospital into the Central Processing area where surgical tools are cleaned.

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Items are sorted into piles at Opatz Metals and Steel. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Items are sorted into piles at Opatz Metals and Steel. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Your Trash, Becomes Treasures for Opatz Metals and Steel [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series, we see what happens to your aluminum cans, metals, and irons when they are dropped off at a salvage yard.

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A Chinook helicopter at the St. Cloud National Guard Helicopter Base. (Dan DeBaun, WJON News)
A Chinook helicopter at the St. Cloud National Guard Helicopter Base. (Dan DeBaun, WJON News)
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Behind The Scenes: St. Cloud National Guard Helicopter Base [VIDEO]

Located right next to the regional airport, the St. Cloud National Guard helicopter base has served as a valuable location since 2009.

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Students get set to take the spec racer out on the track at the Brainerd International Raceway. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Students get set to take the spec racer out on the track at the Brainerd International Raceway. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Ready, Set, Go Racing at the BIR Race Track [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scene" series, we put the pedal to the medal at the Brainerd International Raceway. Before you make it on the track, you need to learn the safety measures behind operation a spec racer.

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Stearns County Courthouse, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Stearns County Courthouse, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Behind The Scenes: Inside The Dome Of The Stearns County Courthouse [VIDEO, AUDIO, PHOTOS]

This week in our "Behind The Scenes" series on WJON we take you to the top of the Stearns County Courthouse inside the dome, and down below inside the tunnels.The old building that stands in the center of Courthouse Square isn't the original courthouse for Stearns County, but it has been there for over 90 years. It opened on September 1st, 1922.

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Becky Puzel explains what happens inside of the trauma rooms (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Becky Puzel explains what happens inside of the trauma rooms (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Inside The St. Cloud Hospital Emergency Room [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind The Scenes" series on WJON we take you to the St. Cloud Hospital Emergency Room. If you have ever been brought to the hospital by ambulance you have probably visited the ER. The staff at the hospital has seen their share of trauma patients.

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St. Cloud Library Book Sorting
Books being sorted by "Wally" (Dan DeBaun, WJON News)
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Behind The Scenes – Technology and Staff Combine to Serve The Public at St. Cloud Library [VIDEO]

When you return an item to the St. Cloud Library you probably don’t think too much about how it makes it back on to the shelves, but a large amount of technology and work goes on behind the scenes to ensure the library is running at its best.

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