PDD Quiz: April 2018 in Review

April (and hopefully winter) is drawing to a close. How many of this month’s headlines do you remember? Test your smarts and quiz on!

The next PDD Quiz, on Duluthians and the movies, will be published on May 13. Email question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by May 10.

#1 Multiple explosions rocked a Superior oil refinery owned by what company?

Husky Energy, based out of Alberta, bought the refinery from Calgary Specialty Product Partners in 2017.

#2 The first saltie of the season arrived in the Duluth-Superior port on which day?

The Federal Weser arrived at 9:41 PM on April 12.

#3 Homegrown Music Festival, which opens this month, will celebrate which anniversary?

Homegrown will begin on April 29.

#4 Due to damage to the Lakewalk, this Canal Park bike rental business will be closed for the summer.

Pedestrians on the Lakewalk will be diverted onto the bike paths while the Lakewalk is undergoing repair.

#5 The UMD men’s hockey team took home the NCAA national championship this month; in which year was the team previously national champs?

UMD defeated Notre Dame 2-1.

#6 Kamolpak Williams announced Pak’s Green Corner will open in Superior in a location that formerly housed which establishment?

Pak’s Green Corner is slated to open on June 1.

#7 “CBS Sunday Morning” recorded a segment at which local brewery this month?

The segment, on James and Deborah Fallows’ book “Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America,” will air on May 6.

#8 Maroon 16, a vocal ensemble from this local high school, performed with Foreigner this month.

Maroon 16 performed “I Want to Know What Love Is” with Foreigner on April 4.

#9 Which coffee shop is set to open in Superior’s Empire Building later this month?

Empire Coffee will offer coffee  from several local roasters.

#10 Damage to the Lakewalk from the April 14-15 storm is estimated to top what dollar amount?

This amount is in addition to damage from the October 2017 storm.


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