St. Cloud's iconic Red Barn Dairy Queen on Hwy 10 is bidding farewell to the season for 2020, and farewell to the longtime owners at the same time.

The last day of the season for the Dairy Queen will be Sunday, November 22nd, and this marks the last season for owners Virgil and Lori. A Facebook post announcing the news went up early Thursday, November 19th.

After 29 years in the business Virgil and Lori are retiring!!!!! We want to thank all our great customers that we have met over the years!!! Take care and be safe!!

The comments section was full of people wishing them well in their retirement:

Angie Brickweg:Congrats!!! You guys were so wonderful to work for!!!! Enjoy retirement!


Amanda CarlsonCongrats Virgil and Lori, I'll miss seeing your smiles at the window when visiting the DQ!

Montana Peters
 Congrats Virg & Lori! Enjoy retirement and thanks for the best high school/college job ever! 😊

29 years is a long time to be in any business, and this retirement is sounding very well deserved. There were a lot of treats and smiles served up at the Red Barn DQ in those three decades. Be sure to stop in and get your treat fix this weekend and wish Virgil and Lori well.

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