PDD Quiz: May 2024

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

The next PDD Quiz, scheduled for June 16, will test your knowledge of the Superior Hiking Trail. Please submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by June 11.

#1 Which Carlton berry farm is under new ownership?

Pine Knot News reports on the new owners (and new name) here.

#2 This downtown location houses “North Shore Blue,” an art installation by Duluth native Annie Labovitz.

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

#3 Which band won the 2024 Palomino Grant?

Baharat will open for Trampled by Turtles at Bayfront Festival Park on July 6.

#4 Abrianna Schmidt of Carlton won a songwriting contest sponsored by this organization.

WDIO reports on the story here.

#5 This parent company of Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light and Power sold for $6.2 billion.

The Duluth News Tribune reports on the sale here.

#6 Jim Ouray, the founder and organizer of this event, announced his retirement.

PDD reports on Ouray’s retirement here.

#7 The proprietor of this food truck announced plans to open an event center.

PDD reports on the expansion here.

#8 The wreckage of Major Richard Bong’s plane “Marge” was discovered in this country.

WPR reports on the discovery here.

#9 Darci Weets, a teacher in this school district, wore a different pair of shoes every day throughout the school year.

Learn more about Weets and her collection on the Northern News Now website.

#10 The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra borrowed a bell from this Superior establishment for a performance of “Carmina Burana.”

The DSSO announced the collaboration on its Facebook page.


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