PDD Quiz: 2020 in Review

We bid a fond farewell good riddance to 2020 in this year-in-review quiz!

The PDD quiz will return on Jan. 17 with a winter-related quiz. Send question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Jan. 14.

#1 Lake Superior Brewing Company was sold in 2020. In what year was it founded?

Lake Superior Brewing is Duluth’s oldest craft brewery. Read more about the new owners and their plans on PDD.

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

Read more about Boreal’s opening on PDD.

#3 This Duluth company shifted its operations to manufacturing protective equipment for healthcare workers.

Read more on the story on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#4 Netflix released “Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt,” animated series based on a character created by this Duluth artist.

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

#5 A black bear visited Miller Hill Mall on May 6. What nickname did the mall’s general manager bestow on it?

PDD has more on the story here.

#6 Minnesota’s first posthumous pardon was granted to this man.

Mason was convicted of allegedly raping a white woman in Duluth in 1920. Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson and Issac McGhie were also taken into custody; a mob later kidnapped from the jail and lynched them. Read more on MPR News.

#7 A man was apprehended on July 2 after spending a day in the Duluth sewer system. What else did headlines note about him?

KBJR has more on the story here.

#8 Duluthian Mark Sertich, the Guinness World Record’s oldest hockey player, died on Aug. 24. In what year was Sertich born?

Big Story filmed an interview with Sertich in 2017; view it here.

#9 This Duluth site became home to Minnesota’s first COVID-19 saliva testing center.

Learn more about the DECC testing center here.

#10 In December, this candy shop announced that it was closing permanently.

CBS 3 has more on the story here.


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