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Dressed warmly or snuggled up, fans of the Moorhead Dairy Queen gather for cold treats Sunday as the business opened for its 60th year. (Dave Wallis/The Forum)

Moorhead Dairy Queen fans line up in traditional fashion

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MOORHEAD - March 1 is like an unofficial holiday for Moorhead.

It's the day, many will tell you, the city's only Dairy Queen opens.


"It's crazy, but it's OK with us," said Concordia College senior Betsy Devries as she ate soft-serve outside with fellow students.

Subzero temperatures did nothing to dissuade crowds of people who bundled in boots, parkas and sweatpants outside the Moorhead store Sunday to get their DQ.

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