PDD Quiz: July 2018 in Review

As another month of summer comes to a close, we look back at the events that made headlines. Quiz on to test your knowledge of July happenings!

The next PDD Quiz, on Duluth murals, will be published on Aug. 12. Email question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Aug. 9.


You’ve been paying attention to the headlines!

#1 Duluth’s Fourth Fest became Fifth Fest this month. When was the previous time Fourth of July fireworks were postponed in Duluth?

Fireworks were postponed in 2004 due to fog.

#2 This month, Toppers announced plans to open a second location in this Duluth neighborhood.

The second Toppers, slated to open Oct. 1, will be located at 1905 W. Superior St.

#3 Ely’s Wintergreen Northern Wear appeared as part of a “Made in America” showcase this month; where was the showcase held?

Wintergreen Northern Wear was founded in 1986.

#4 Alexandera Houchin of Cloquet won the women’s division of which 2,745-mile mountain bike race?

The Tour Divide begins in Banff, Alberta and ends in Antelope Wells, NM. Houchin completed the trek in 23 days, three hours.

#5 Arik Forsman was selected by the Duluth City Council to fill the vacancy left by which outgoing councilor?

Hansen resigned her council seat on July 17 in order to focus on her new position as CEO of the Northspan Group.

#6 Owner Joel Russell announced plans this month to sell this West Duluth “handyman’s candyland.”

Central Sales opened in 1962.

#7 Which organization bought the 4th Street Market this month?

The 4th Street Market has been closed since February 2017.

#8 Northland restaurants were featured on an episode of this Travel Channel program, which aired this month.

Host Casey Webb stopped at Betty’s Pies, Breeze Inn and Northern Waters Smokehaus.

#9 A semi carrying what blocked traffic near Cloquet on July 3?

The semi failed to make a U-turn and blocked both lanes of traffic on Highway 33.

#10 Duluth made this publication’s list of “100 Reasons to Love America.”

The list was published in the July 2 issue.


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