PDD Quiz: August 2023

Dive into this edition of the PDD Quiz and see how many local headlines you remember from the past month.

The next PDD quiz will highlight area hiking trails; it will be published on Sept. 10. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Sept. 6.


You’ve been paying attention to the headlines! Well done!

#1 Which movie director was spotted dining at the Boat Club on Aug. 6?

The Superior Telegram has more on the story here.

#2 This college unveiled a new statue of its mascot.

PDD has footage of the new statue here.

#3 Part semi truck and part pontoon, a vessel with this moniker has been making headlines this summer.

The Duluth News Tribune profiles Petertoon here.

#4 Which train resumed public excursions after a three-year hiatus?

Learn more about the Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#5 Linn Companies announced that this chain restaurant would be coming to Superior.

The Superior Telegram reports on the company’s plans here.

#6 “Heroes of the Fourth Turning” marked the return of theater to this venue.

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

#7 Which frozen confection shop announced that it would close?

Northern News Now reports on Chilly Billy’s impending closure here.

#8 This development company, responsible for the tiny house that listed for $195,000 in Duluth, is filing for bankruptcy.

Northern News Now has more on the story here.

#9 What will be the name of Duluth’s Arena League football team?

Duluth News Tribune has more on the name unveiling here.

#10 Alan Chapman set the record for the fastest time on the Superior Hiking Trail. How long did it take him to complete the entire 300-mile trek?

The Star Tribune reports on the record here.


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