PDD Quiz: October 2022

See how many of this month’s headlines you remember with PDD’s current events quiz!

The next PDD quiz focus on football in the Twin Ports; it will be published on Nov. 13. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Nov. 10.


You’ve got a head for the headlines! Way to go!

#1 This restaurant group purchased the largest piece of open land in the Lincoln Park business district.

Kemps previously had a dairy facility on the site; read more on PDD.

#2 Developers shared that this building, being converted into apartments, will be renamed Leijona.

Leijona is Finnish for lion; read more on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#3 Duluth won this organization’s 2022 Best in Glass award.

Best in Glass honors the city with the best-tasting drinking water; read the city’s press release here.

#4 This incumbent candidate kicked off a “Minnesota is Not For Sale” tour in Duluth.

WDIO has more on the story here.

#5 This chain restaurant is moving from Canal Park to Hermantown.

The restaurant had operated out of Canal Park for 20 years; Fox 21 has more on the move here.

#6 This new sports training facility held its grand opening on Oct. 20.

C.J. Ham, a Duluth native and Minnesota Vikings fullback, and Alex Stalock, a UMD hockey alum and current Chicago Blackhawks goalie, own the facility. The Duluth News Tribune has more on the story here.

#7 Where would you find the newly rechristened Mick McComber Gym and Richard Haney Multipurpose Rink?

The facilities are named for two former Recreational Outdoor Sports Program directors; Fox 21 has more on the story here.

#8 Maria McKechnie of Northland Special Events moved into the building that previously housed this business.

McKechnie moved her business across the street to 315 W. Superior St.; Fox 21 has more on the story here.

#9 This Superior restaurant that had been operating out of Venue in the Park announced its closing.

The restaurant made the announcement on their Facebook page.

#10 This gun control activist spoke at a Rally for Peace in Duluth.

Fox 21 covers the story here.


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