PDD Quiz: March 2019 in Review

Time to test your current events acumen with this week’s PDD quiz!

In a nod to Homegrown Music Festival, the next PDD quiz (scheduled for April 14) will feature other things that were “homegrown” in the Northland. Please email question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by April 11.

#1 Proprietor Bob Monahan announced this month that this business would close on June 10.

Read more about the anticipated closure here.

#2 It was announced in late February that Marcia Hales’s Holiday Spirit in the Lights display would relocate to this destination.

Read the Duluth News Tribune article about the move here.

#3 Duluth Pack was featured on which morning news/talk show on March 4?

See KBJR’s report on the feature here.

#4 The organizers of the event formerly known as the Tall Ships Festival announced this month that the World’s Largest Rubber Duck would return to Duluth in August. What is the new name of the festival?

The Festival of Sail will take place Aug. 11-13.

#5 UMD took home the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference title in which sport this month?

The UMD women’s basketball team last took home the NSIC title in 2004.

#6 The Current announced that Brittany Lind would replace this Duluth Local Show host.

Read more about the transition here.

#7 Which building located at 17 N. Second Ave. E. was demolished this month?

Read more about the Carter Hotel here.

#8 This Duluth schools superintendent announced his decision to step down after his contract expires in June 2020.

Gronseth’s tenure as superintendent began in 2012.

#9 Organizers of Empty Bowl announced this month that the event would be put on hold. Which nonprofit organizes the fundraiser?

The event began in 1984.

#10 An article about a tooth puller in Duluth made the rounds on social media this month; in what year did the perpetrator run amuck?

Read more about the tooth puller’s antics here.


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