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Zumhofe sentenced to 25 years for molestation


WILLMAR — Eugene Otto Zumhofe, 63, of Cyrus, was sentenced Thursday to more than 25 years in prison for molesting a close female relative over a period of years.

District Judge David Mennis handed down the sentences of a total of 310 months in prison on two first-degree and two third-degree counts of criminal sexual conduct, and ordered the sentences be served consecutively, starting the second, third and fourth terms only after the previous sentence is completed.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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