PDD Quiz: April 2020 in Review

Another month is nearly at an end as Duluth inches toward summer. Put your memory in gear for this month’s quiz, which reviews April headlines!

The next PDD quiz will test your ability to identify area buildings based on architectural details; it will be published on May 17. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by May 12.

#1 State Senator Erik Simonson recently accepted a position at this institution.

Simonson began his position as executive director of the Continuing Education and Customized Training Department on April 1. Read more on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#2 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Loll Designs created a prototype for what?

WDIO has more on the story here.

#3 The Duluth School Board approved a three-year contract for John Magas. What position will he take over on July 1?

Read more about the superintendent search on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#4 St. Michael’s Lakeside Early Learning announced intentions to close in June. What was the school named when it was built in 1893?

CBS 3 has more on the announcement here.

#5 This area restaurant started a meal kit delivery service called Mise En Place Marketplace.

Check out the goods on New Scenic’s website.

#6 Which area library will begin offering curbside pickup on April 27?

Read more about curbside pickup on each library’s website.

#7 This Duluth City Councilor announced her resignation this month.

CBS 3 has more on Russ’s resignation here.

#8 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cirrus Aircraft created a prototype for what?

Read more about Cirrus Aircrafts prototype on the Star Tribune website.

#9 This chain restaurant announced the closure of its Canal Park location.

Franchisee Mike Jones cites slow winter sales and lack of parking as reasons for the closure. Read more on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#10 Netflix released the trailer for “Chico Bon Bon,” an animated series based on a character created by this Duluth artist.

Read more about the series on the Duluth News Tribune website.


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