Test your trivia smarts with this month’s current affairs quiz!
The next PDD quiz will be another installment in a series exploring Duluth parks; it will be published on April 11. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by March 11.
You’ve got a head for the headlines! Well done!
Better luck next time!
#1 This ship was the first to depart from the Superior Harbor for the 2021-2022 shipping season.
The ship departed on Tuesday, March 23.
#2 CHUM announced plans to purchase this hotel and turn it into housing for people experiencing homelessness.
Read more about the story on the Duluth News Tribune website.
#3 This Duluth city councilor announced that he would not seek another term.
CBS3 has more coverage here.
#4 Jessie Diggins became the first woman from the U.S. to win the FIS World Cup in this sport.
The Team USA website has more on Diggins’ win here.
#5 Darby Voeks was doing this activity when he rescued a woman and her dog from Lake Superior.
CBS3 has more on the story here.
#6 A former UMD student was involved in the making of a viral drone video of this Minneapolis institution.
PDD has more on the story here.
#7 Grandma’s Sports Garden, which has been closed during the pandemic, will reopen as what?
CBS3 has more on the transition here.
#8 Former Duluth City Attorney Gunnar Johnson sat out this race due to a COVID-19 diagnosis.
The Duluth News Tribune has more on the story here.
#9 Thanks in part to CARES Act funding, a permanent warming shelter will be established here.
Read more about plans on the CBS3 website.
#10 Rev. Mike Schmitz of Duluth hit #1 on Apple’s podcast chart with this podcast.
Read more about Schmitz’s podcast on the Star Tribune website.
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