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Jasmine Block

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
22 hours 54 min ago
January 15, 2019
Brian Burke, a good friend of Sarah Block's, gave Jasmine Block a hug at a community celebration in September 2017 that was held in Jasmine's honor. She escaped from three men after being held captive for 29 days. (Echo Press file photo)
Eerie echoes: Similarities in stories of two missing girls
January 15, 2019 - 1:28pm
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
July 12, 2018
Steven Powers
Omnibus hearing held for Powers
July 12, 2018 - 5:38pm
April 11, 2018
Thomas Barker
Barker pleads not guilty in Block case
April 11, 2018 - 3:50pm
March 30, 2018
Jasmine Block
Jasmine Block to receive national award
March 30, 2018 - 5:40am
February 20, 2018
Steven Powers
Abduction suspect seeks to suppress evidence
February 20, 2018 - 1:33pm
January 11, 2018
Joshua Holby
Holby pleads not guilty, settlement hearing scheduled
January 11, 2018 - 12:16pm
January 2, 2018
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., apologizes at a news conference Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, after several women accused him of unwanted touching. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Sexual harassment, opioids lead list of top MN stories in 2017
January 2, 2018 - 11:39am
December 29, 2017
Jasmine Block reconnects with friends as community members meet her new service dog, Rocky. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Echo Press story of the year: Jasmine's escape offers hope
December 29, 2017 - 1:31pm
November 22, 2017
A benefit for Jasmine Block (center) was held Sunday, Nov. 4 at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. Johnny Holm (right) performed with his band. (Contributed)
Block family adjusting to life after month-long disappearance
November 22, 2017 - 7:52am