PDD Quiz: March 2021 in Review

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.

#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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