PDD Quiz: January 2021 in Review

The first month of 2021 is in the books! See how much of it you remember with this week’s current events quiz!

The theme of the next quiz, which will be published on Feb. 14, is “I Like it in Duluth.” Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Feb. 10.


You’ve kept current with the local news! Well done!

#1 This Duluth city councilor was elected council president on Jan. 11.

Van Nett is the first Indigenous woman to serve as council president. Fox 21 has more on the story here.

#2 Duluthian Emily Ford is currently hiking this trail accompanied only by a borrowed husky.

Read more about Ford’s trek on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#3 This taqueria announced plans to open in 2021.

Tacos Tacos Tacos will be located at 107 E. Superior St. (formerly home to Martha’s Daughter and Coney Island). Read more about the story on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#4 Which fast food chain is planning to open a restaurant in the Miller Hill area?

The Development Tracker has more on the story here.

#5 Which chidren’s retail store is slated to move to a new location with an expanded play area?

According to Little Neetchers’ GoFundMe page, the business will move to Enger Lofts at 1832 W. Superior St.

#6 This pop-up restaurant opened in Zeitgeist Arts Cafe this month.

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

#7 Livability.com ranked Duluth as a top-ten city in this category.

See the full list at Livability.com.

#8 Dredge materials deposited on Park Point beach contained what?

PDD has more on the story here.

#9 The Wisconsin DNR issued a first-ever consumption advisory for smelt due to this.

Read more on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#10 Visit Duluth shared photos of Great Lakes cruise ships; in what year are they expected to first dock in Duluth?

The Duluth News Tribune has more on the cruise ships here.


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