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Moorhead man behind DQ’s Dilly Bar dies at age 91


MOORHEAD, Minn. - Robert “Bob” Litherland dispensed countless Dilly Bar ice cream snacks from behind the counter of Moorhead’s Dairy Queen. But the man who helped popularize the Dilly Bar, and was present for its invention, didn’t especially like the ice cream treat he helped market to the masses.

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Patrick Springer
Patrick Springer first joined the reporting staff of The Forum in 1985. He can be reached by calling 701-241-5522. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to