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 University of Minnesota Duluth, Lake Superior College and College of St. Scholastica held virtual celebrations last year.
Jimmy Hill headed to check on his wife in Chernihiv hospital before being killed by a Russian bomb.
The new mascot, Blaze, is a short term for 'trailblazer' to describe students making their way through college.
According to UWS's Institutional Research team, 46% of students were first generation in fall 2021.
Organizers of Superior's Ice Festival said the event is the ultimate celebration of winter.
The U of M seeks funding for the design of a new health care education facility as part of the state's legislative plan.
According to the National Weather Service in Duluth, wind chill values reached 25-44 degrees below zero.
Charlize Bjorhus, 16, is being charged for attempted second-degree murder.
The new policy will go into effect Jan. 26 through "at least" Feb. 9.