PDD Quiz: September 2019 in Review

Test your knowledge of local headlines with this month’s quiz!

The next PDD quiz, on the history of the Hunters Park neighborhood, will be published on Oct. 13. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Oct. 8.


You’ve been keeping up with local headlines! Nicely done!

#1 Duluth teen Logan Johnsrud competed in which talent show final on Sept. 1?

Read WDIO’s coverage of the story here.

#2 MPR reported this month that the wreck of the freighter Hudson was recently discovered near the Keweenaw Peninsula. In which year did the Hudson sink?

Read more about the wreck of the Hudson here.

#3 Which of these things did the Duluth Public Library discontinue this month?

Read more about the Free from Fines policy on the library website.

#4 The Adas Israel Congregation synagogue was destroyed by fire this month. In what year was the congregation founded?

Read more about the Adas Israel Congregation here.

#5 Which Morgan Park restaurant closed on Sept. 14?

Read more about Letica’s Iron Mug here.

#6 The City Pages reported on Arlington Road construction this month. What discovery stalled the project?

Read the backstory of the empty coffins here.

#7 The Exchange, slated to close at the end of this month, is located in which downtown building?

Read more about The Exchange here.

#8 This Cloquet-born actress and her upcoming book of photographs were featured in the New York Times this month.

Read the New York Times article here.

#9 This local landmark officially reopened to the public on Sept. 20.

Read more about the restoration work here.

#10 This Duluth hobby shop announced plans to close.

Carr’s Hobbies will close in November. Read more here.


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