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Oldest DQ Opens On Schedule Despite Frigid Temps

Temperatures plunged well below zero for the first few days of March, but that didn’t stop throngs from lining up to buy their first ice cream of the season in Moorhead. The country’s oldest Dairy Queen, in Moorhead, has opened on the first day meteorological spring for decades.

03/03/2014

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Dairy Queen Offers Cake To Couples Who Wed Tuesday

Tuesday’s rare sequential 11-12-13 date is making it a popular wedding date, so Dairy Queen is offering any couple that marries that day a $30 gift card for an ice cream cake. Dairy Queen marketing vice president Barry Westrum says the restaurant chain decided this would be a fun way to be part of couples’ celebrations.

11/12/2013

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Warren Buffett Offering Options For MN’s Famous Dairy Queen Manager

A Hopkins teenager who generously — and without anyone watching — went out of his way to help a stranger, is now reaping the rewards of that kindness. Joey Prusak saw a woman steal $20 from a blind customer at the Dairy Queen where he works. So he gave the guy his own cash.

09/19/2013

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DQ Worker Gives Blind Customer $20 After Theft

His name is Joey Prusak — a name people all over the country are reading about this morning. The 19-year-old Hopkins Dairy Queen employee is stealing hearts all over the country after an act of kindness he thought no one even saw.

09/19/2013

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Hopkins Dairy Queen Manager’s Act Of Kindness Goes Viral

Joey Prusak of Hopkins is still shocked after witnessing someone steal cash from a blind man in the Dairy Queen store he manages. Prusak said while working the register on Sept. 10 he saw the blind man he was helping drop a $20 dollar bill. “The lady behind him picked it up really quickly,” Prusak said. “I had no time to say, ‘Sir, you dropped that.’”

09/18/2013

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Dairy Queen Sets World Record With Fruit Sculpture

Dairy Queen now owns the world record for the largest fruit sculpture ever after hiring an artist to build a 10-foot-tall tree. The restaurant chain sponsored the fruit sculpture in Calgary, Alberta, Canada earlier this month as part of a promotional event for its Orange Julius smoothies.

08/26/2013

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North Branch Dairy Queen Damaged By Drunken Driver

The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office reports that a drunken driver who stopped at a Dairy Queen drive-through ended up causing a lot of damage.

04/30/2012

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Finding Minnesota: State’s Oldest Dairy Queen Is Blast From The Past

Stepping inside the state’s oldest Dairy Queen is much like entering a time warp.

04/29/2012

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Dairy Queen Opens Its 500th Location In China

Dairy Queen has opened its 500th store in China after a year of aggressive expansion there.

02/10/2012

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The Good Life For Less: Dreamy Ice Cream Deals

If there was a day of days for ice cream, Thursday is it!

08/10/2011

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Best Dog-Friendly Businesses In The Twin Cities

Wonder which businesses in the Twin Cities are dog friendly and have an “open paw policy” when it comes to allowing pets?

12/20/2010