On Wednesday YAT met with Jail Administrator Deputy Bart Sweebe for a tour of the Brookings County Jail and courthouse. Deputy Sweebe began the tour with presenting how their fingerprinting machine operates. Each intern volunteered to see how their fingerprints look on the machine. In addition, interns learned about the many different types of jobs and responsibilities each person has at the jail. Such as correctional officers, assistants, and deputies. One of the favorite parts of the tour was going through the tunnel from the jail to the courthouse.

By: Ramona Kauk

A large part of independent living is managing simple fixes around your home. So who better to learn those tips from our very own Advance Maintenance! Loren and Larry demonstrated how to accurately hang items on walls, unclog drains, tighten and oil door hinges. They also discussed different types of light bulbs and which tools are essential when performing simple maintenance on homes.

By: Ramona Kauk

Matthew and Mark had the opportunity to go to The Cities for a little vacay!

They enjoyed going shopping at the Mall of America, going to the Twins game, the Como Park Zoo and of course, they had to stop by the Largest Candy Store! Matthew, Mark, and Colton all said they had a blast!

By: Jacki Turner

On Tuesday (7/9) YAT toured the Brookings Wells Fargo Bank. Lindsay, a personal banker at Wells Fargo provided the interns a tour and a "crash course" on the various aspects of banking such as the differences or debit and credits and the types of accounts banks provide. Lindsay also discussed the variety of jobs and duties each person that works at the bank specializes in.

By: Ramona Kauk