It started out as an idea born from a cow - quite literally. What has become Dairy Queen began in a small Illinois building that still stands today although now it serves a completely different purpose.
There is nothing quite like a classic soft-serve ice cream cone from Dairy Queen. And if you are looking for a special treat here in the Land of Lincoln, why not head to the Oldest Dairy Queen in Illinois, which has been serving customers from the same location for over 75 years.
People living on the coasts or in major metropolitan areas of this country think that they're the only people with interesting things happening where they live, but they've obviously never had a front-row seat to a good old-fashioned sign war in a Midwestern town.
When I saw the headline, I was hoping for a vicious lawsuit involving trademark infringement. Or perhaps vegetarians taking offense at the idea of a town named after a meat-based meal might have found a corporate entity willing to go to bat for them...