PDD Quiz: October 2020 in Review

Test your memory of October 2020 headlines with this edition of the PDD Quiz.

The next PDD quiz will focus on Superior’s Central High School; it will be published on Nov. 15. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Nov. 11.

#1 Natural Beauty and Braiding opened in this Duluth neighborhood.

Owner Denisa Ford-Washington plans to provide services for clients with diverse hair textures. Fox 21 has more on the story here.

#2 The Duluth Police Department busted a drug-trafficking network in what is believed to be the largest bust in the region’s history. How many people were charged?

The Duluth News Tribune has more on the story here.

#3 Duluth native Noah Benjamin landed a voice acting role for an app based on this manga series

Read more on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#4 Which local brewery won gold at the 2020 Great American Beer Festival?

Hoops’ 325 Pineapple Chili won the gold medal in the chili beer category, while Earth Rider Brewery took home two silver medals (in the Oatmeal Stout and Kellerbier or Zwickelbier categories). Read more about local past winners on PDD.

#5 This organization broke ground on Decker Dwellings, an affordable housing project.

WDIO has more on the project here.

#6 Seth and Sarah Maxim announced that they had purchased this brewing company.

The Maxims intend to relocate the brewery to Lakeside. PDD has more on the story here.

#7 A wooden boat launched by Lakewood Elementary School students was found on the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. In which school year was the boat launched?

Read more on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#8 This Lincoln Park restaurant is closing after 38 years in business.

PDD has more on the story.

#9 The City of Duluth will receive funding from a state bonding bill that passed this month. How much money is earmarked for the Lakewalk?

Read more about the bonding bill on the Star Tribune website.

#10 Duluth was mentioned in this sketch comedy show on Oct. 10.

See the clip on PDD.

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