PDD Quiz: February 2020 in Review

Give your brain a workout with this current events quiz!

The next PDD quiz will test your knowledge of Prohibition in the Twin Ports; it will be published on March 15. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by March 10.

#1 This theater company announced that its executive and artistic director, Christine Gradl Seitz, would retire on Sep. 30.

Read more on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#2 The Husky Energy Superior Refinery was evacuated on Feb. 20 due to concerns over this structure.

Read more about the evacuation on the Wisconsin Public Radio website.

#3 A portion of the Can of Worms was closed for a time on Feb. 18 due to a semi spilling this onto a ramp.

CBS3 has more on the story here.

#4 Which Italian restaurant held a soft opening for a new location in Hermantown?

Owner Carol Valentini announced that she plans to close the London Road location by the end of 2020. Read more about Valentini’s transition on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#5 This West Duluth bar opened on Feb. 13.

Read more about Boreal’s opening on PDD.

#6 Which Chinese restaurant, closed since a 2018 fire, re-opened on Feb. 11?

Fox 21 News has more on the story.

#7 East West Property Management will open a new headquarters at 1720 W. Superior St. in Lincoln Park. Which business previously occupied the building?

PDD has more on the move here.

#8 Which running store announced plans to open a second location on the 300 block of East Superior Street?

Read more on the Fox 21 News website.

#9 This St. Louis County commissioner announced that she would not seek reelection.

Read more about Olson’s decision on the Duluth News Tribune website.

Former Duluth city councilor Noah Hobbs announced that he will run for Olson’s seat.

#10 This Superior restaurant won first place in the Soup Superior First competition and closed its doors on Feb. 16.

The Superior Telegram has more on the restaurant and soup competition here.

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