Weather Forecast


Criminal Sexual Conduct

January 16, 2019
Standing outside the Douglas County Courthouse Wednesday afternoon, Earl Melchert talks with Jasmine Block after the last suspect in her kidnapping case was sentenced. Melchert was the man who called 911 after she escaped, swam to safety and ran to his property. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Jasmine Block hailed as strong, brave, courageous: Final kidnapper sentenced
January 16, 2019 - 6:02pm
January 8, 2019
Joshua Holby
Holby sentenced to less than eight years: Second man in Jasmine Block case sent to prison
January 8, 2019 - 5:20pm
November 30, 2018
Barker sentenced to 25 years in prison
November 30, 2018 - 2:29pm
November 21, 2018
Steven Powers
Powers pleads guilty in kidnapping case: Sentencing set for January
November 21, 2018 - 4:44pm
September 14, 2018
Joshua Holby
Holby pleads guilty in kidnapping case
September 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
July 25, 2018
Thomas Barker
Barker pleads guilty in kidnapping case
July 25, 2018 - 4:20pm
September 28, 2017
Terrance Shaw
Willmar musician pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct with nursing home resident with dementia
September 28, 2017 - 8:29pm