Mary McGuire

Mary is honored to be a member of the talented news team at WCCO-TV in her home state of Minnesota. You can now see her reporting Monday through Friday on WCCO This Morning. Mary lives in the metro area with her rescue dachshund, Scooby.
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Joined WCCO: 2017
Hometown: Edina, Minnesota
Alma Mater: Loyola Marymount University (B.A.) University of Missouri (M.A.)

Music: Country
Movie: Annie Hall
TV Show: Arrested Development
Book: Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree
Food: Mexican
Local Restaurant: Bar La Grassa
Hidden MN Gem: Quarry Hill Park in Rochester
Sport/Exercise: Hockey
Historical Figure: Queen Elizabeth II
Famous Minnesotan: Prince
Quote: “Worry ends when faith begins.”
Word: Macaroon
Vacation Spot: Amsterdam
Holiday: Halloween
Planet: Earth

Facebook or Twitter? Twitter
Cats or Dogs? Dogs
Beatles or Rolling Stones? Beatles
Comedy or Tearjerker? Comedy
Phone Call or Text Message? Postcard
Mac or PC? Mac
Coffee or Tea? Coffee (early and often)
Paper or Plastic? Paper
Morning Person or Night Person? Recovering night owl
East Coast or West Coast? Midwest
Star Trek or Star Wars? Star Wars
‘Grey Duck’ or ‘Goose’? Grey Duck

Mary is honored to be a member of the talented news team at WCCO-TV in her home state of Minnesota.

You can now see her reporting Monday through Friday on WCCO This Morning. Before joining WCCO-TV, Mary worked as a multimedia journalist in Tampa, Florida and Rochester, Minnesota.

Mary is a proud Mizzou Tiger and earned her master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Missouri. During her time there, she was selected as the 2013 David Kaplan Memorial Fellow, which included a fellowship at ABC News in Washington, DC.

Mary earned a B.A. from the College of Communications and Fine Arts at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. During her college years, she also studied abroad at University College Cork in Ireland.

Mary lives in the metro area with her rescue dachshund, Scooby.

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Teen Killed, 2 Kids Critical In Crash Near Northtown Mall

A deadly crash claimed the life of a 19-year-old man Wednesday night.

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Teen Killed, 2 Children Critically Injured In Blaine Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer

A 19-year-old is dead and two children are in the hospital after a crash in Blaine involving a tractor-trailer Wednesday night.

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MEA Travel Rush Is On At MSP International Airport

The rush to get out of town is on as families prepare to relax over the MEA break.


#IWishYouKnew Campaign Launches On Social Media

October marks the 30th Anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and a local advocacy agency is expanding its efforts to help survivors in all corners of the metro.


Small Businesses Question Why Amazon Is Being Offered Subsidies, Not Them

Cities and states across the country are scrambling to win the Amazon sweepstakes with tax incentives and other benefits, but some Minnesota small business owners say the state should pay more attention to them.


Yes, Goat Yoga Is A Real Thing

A new way of staying in shape while having a good laugh is gaining popularity just across the border in Wisconsin. 


Lawmakers Probe Into U.S. Bank Stadium Security Shakeup

A security guard working for Monterrey at U.S. Bank Stadium was wearing an ankle bracelet for making threats to the FBI in the past.


Ahead Of Super Bowl, City Leaders Debate Short-Term Rental Regulations

In just more than 3 months, the Twin Cities will host millions of visitors for the Super Bowl and new regulations may be in place for those looking for a place to stay on websites like Airbnb.


Pilot In Eden Prairie Crash Was Flying Amateur-Built Plane

The small, single-engine aircraft crashed near Eden Prairie Road and Glory Lane, in the parking lot of Resurrection Life Church.


Shorewood Man Among 59 Victims In Las Vegas, Family Learns

The family of a Wisconsin native now living in Minnesota was desperate for answers after the horrific shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night.


Man Dead After Shooting Outside St. Paul Strip Club

Authorities in St. Paul are investigating the city’s 17th homicide in 2017 after a man was found shot dead in the parking lot of a strip club.


St. Paul Approves Plan For Future Of Ford Plant Site

The Ford Company still owns the site and is expected to put the lot up for sale in early 2018.


DNR To Appeal White Bear Lake Water Level Ruling

The DNR decided to make the announcement now because many area communities are concerned about what impact regulations will have.


Closed Since January, Highway 169 Is Finally Open

Just ahead of the Tuesday morning commute, Highway 169 is now open in both directions between Edina and Minnetonka after being shut down since January. The work on the highway was completed about a month ahead of schedule.


Minneapolis Police Warn Ride-Share App Users After Multiple Reported Assaults

Over the past two weeks, four people have reported being inappropriately touched by a driver who claimed to be with a ride-sharing service.


Highway 169, Nine Mile Creek Causeway To Open Wednesday

It’s the day thousands of drivers in the metro area have been looking forward to for months. 


Vigil To Honor St. Thomas Student Killed In Crash

The vigil falls on the same day her boyfriend, 21-year-old Michael Campbell, will go before a judge.


With Super Bowl Clock Ticking Down, Repairs Still Underway At US Bank Stadium

There are just 136 days left until the Super Bowl comes to Minneapolis, but repairs on US Bank Stadium are still underway.


State Officials Crank Up Pressure To Protect MinnesotaCare

Minnesota officials are pressing President Donald Trump’s administration to reverse massive planned cuts to a critical state health care program for low-income residents.


St. Paul Police: Driver Flees After Striking Young Girl

Police in St. Paul are investigating after a girl was struck and injured in a hit-and-run incident Wednesday morning.


St. Catherine’s ‘All Clear’ After Security Guard Shot; Suspect Still On The Loose

St. Paul police are investigating the shooting of a security officer at St. Catherine’s University Tuesday evening. That officer was shot in the shoulder and is expected to recover.


Advocates Call For Funds To Enforce New Labor Laws

Friday morning, advocates came together, calling on Mayor Betsy Hodges to use budget money to help enforce the city’s new wage and sick laws.


Edina Prepares To ‘Fall Into The Arts’ This Weekend

This weekend, more than 250 artists, exhibitors, food vendors and sponsors will take over Centennial Lakes Park in Edina for the 14th Annual Fall into the Arts Festival.


Potentially Record-Breaking State Fair Wraps Up

The final report will be released Tuesday, so everyone will have to wait and see whether or not 2017 was a record breaker.


1 Man Dead After Shooting Near U Of M West Bank

Minneapolis Police are investigating an apparent early morning shooting that left one man dead.



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