PDD Quiz: April 2021 in Review

Wake up your brain with this week’s current events quiz!

Duluth’s Old Central High School will be the focus of the next PDD quiz on May 16. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by May 12.

#1 This vessel was the first saltie arrival of the season.

The Federal Biscay arrived on April 18.

#2 This Duluth camera and photo-printing shop closed on April 23.

The shop opened in 1992; read more on the Star Tribune website.

#3 Which Lincoln Park business is now powered by solar panels?

PDD has more on the story here.

#4 This Duluth City Councilor announced that he would not seek a third term.

Filipovich was the youngest councilor ever elected when he joined the Duluth City Council in 2013 at the age of 23. WDIO has more on the story here.

#5 Chales Mims, a junior at this high school, was selected to participate in an upcoming Freedom Writers book.

Fifty students from around the world were selected to participate in the project; read more on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#6 This Duluth coffee shop reopened on April 20.

Duluth Coffee Company’s café had been closed since March 2020. The Duluth News Tribune has more on the re-opening celebration here.

#7 Dr. Nicole Worden, a specialist in this field, was the first doctor in Minnesota to perform an FDA-approved intravascular lithotripsy.

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

#8 Fox 21 Sports Director Sam Ali got creative in his reporting of a hockey game between UMD and this team.

PDD has footage of the broadcast here.

#9 Which Duluth band released a visualization in honor of the 20th anniversary of its album “Things We Lost in the Fire”?

PDD has more on the project here.

#10 Just Take Action announced plans to convert Duluth’s Old City Hall into what?

PDD has more on the story here.


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