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Abigael Keely Smith

Abigael Keely Smith

General and Higher Education Reporter

Abigael Smith Smith was born in Duluth, Minnesota, and spent her elementary years in Two Harbors, Minnesota. She moved to Savannah, Georgia in 2009 for a year then relocated to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Smith missed the Northland and returned to Duluth for college. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a double major in journalism and English and a minor in Digital Writing, Literature, and Design.

Smith has received the Arrowhead Award and Steven R. Fox Scholarship at UMD.

She has two self-published poetry books and won a Silver Key and Honorable Mention for two of her poems.

The Duluth Police Department is calling for more people to participate in 2022's Citizen Police Academy.
The victim is receiving treatment at a local hospital.
Charlize Bjorhus, 16, is being charged for attempted second-degree murder.
"Winter in the West" event hopes to connect community members to the best of western Duluth businesses.
Angela Robertson pinned her daughter, Maddy Robertson, in a swearing-in cermony.
Officers found an unconscious man on the floor who was later pronounced dead at the scene
The new policy will go into effect Jan. 26 through "at least" Feb. 9.
Students are transitioning into online instruction due to a continued increase in COVID-19-related absences among students and staff.
Depot Foundation Development Director Jessica Peterson said she sees a need to create greater access to art education in the Northland.
Student Lucius LaFromboise is asking higher education administration to consider a different approach to the vaccine mandate.