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Witnesses testify that Zumhofe relationship wasn’t appropriate

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WILLMAR — Witnesses in the jury trial of a 62-year-old Cyrus man described feeling concerned and uncomfortable about the relationship they observed between him and a close female relative.


Several witnesses testified Friday that they felt that Eugene “Buck” Zumhofe’s relationship with the young woman, now age 29, was not appropriate. Witnesses said that the two had been observed kissing, hugging and dancing in ways that left them concerned and uncomfortable.

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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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