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Robert Litherland makes a treat at the Dairy Queen in Moorhead in this vintage photograph. SUBMITTED PHOTO

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

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Patrick Springer | Forum News Service

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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