PDD Quiz: March 2018 in Review

As we near the end of the March doldrums, let’s take a look back at local (and local-adjacent) happenings that made headlines this month.  Quiz on to see how closely you’ve been paying attention to current events!

The next PDD Quiz, on the geology of the Twin Ports, will be published on April 15. Email question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by April 12.


You’ve been paying attention to the headlines!

#1 Duluth news anchors Dan Hanger and Edward Moody were featured in an article titled “Way Up North, Gay Up North” in which publication this month?

The article was published on March 15.

#2 This musical play, featuring Bob Dylan songs, will close its second run in London on March 24.

“The Girl from the North Country” is scheduled to play in Toronto during the spring of 2019.

#3 Which Duluth city councilor made headlines this month for comments he made in response to a proposed earned sick and safe time ordinance?

Fosle represents Duluth’s 5th District.

#4 This historic Duluth landmark received a $250,000 grant from the Minnesota Historical Society to repair a damaged floor.

The Duluth Armory was built in 1915.

#5 PDD reported this month that Ursa Minor Brewing is slated to open this summer in which Duluth neighborhood?

Ursa Minor Brewing will be located at 2415 W. Superior St.  

#6 Local choirs competed this month for the chance to perform with which rock band on April 4?

Foreigner will perform at the DECC Symphony Hall.

#7 The Ripple Bar, which opened this month, shares a space with which brewery?

The bar, formerly known as the Slip, is the only full bar in Minnesota that shares space with a taproom.

#8 Duluth native Valeri Mudek appeared on this long-running NBC procedural crime drama this month.

The episode featuring Mudek aired on March 21.

#9 Which frozen yogurt shop opened a second location in Duluth?

The second Chilly Billy’s will be located in Miller Hill Mall food court.

#10 This coffeehouse opened in Superior on March 12.

Twisted Pastries Coffeehouse is located at 1418 Tower Ave.


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