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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The email to parents was supposed to contain only their own children’s transportation information for the upcoming school year.


Teens Arrested After Weekend Fights In St. Paul

According to police, the fights broke out amid alleged vandalism inside the Dunning Recreation Center.


Community Remembers Minnehaha Academy Explosion Victim Ruth Berg

The 47-year-old receptionist was engaged to be married this fall and leaves behind an adult daughter.


‘Save Our Hospital’ Demonstration Planned Outside Mayo Clinic In Rochester

A protest is planned outside Mayo Clinic in Rochester Thursday afternoon after the hospital announced that it will move some services from its hospital in Albert Lea, to Austin.


‘We Just Started Digging’: Witness Describes Minnehaha Academy Explosion, Rescue

Two people are still unaccounted in the explosion and building collapse at Minnehaha Academy Wednesday morning. Already, we are hearing dramatic stories from those who witnessed the incident and helped in the rescue.


St. Croix Crossing Set To Open For Motorists

Once the old Stillwater Lift Bridge is closed to vehicle traffic, it will eventually become a bike and pedestrian bridge.


‘This Is Why You Live In Minnesota’: #Top10WxDay Draws Residents Outdoors

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Community, Faith Leaders Drum Up Support For Arradondo

The interim chief has a long history with the department, rising in the ranks from school resource officer and patrolman to assistant chief.


1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Car Drives Off Bridge, Crashes On I-94

One person is dead and another is hospitalized after a vehicle drove off a bridge, landed below and caught on fire in north Minneapolis late Wednesday evening.


2 Men In Deadly Texas Tractor Trailer Were Headed To Minn.

Two men discovered on a sweltering tractor trailer in San Antonio, Texas were headed to Minnesota.


Minnesota United’s New Stadium Will Be Called Allianz Field

It’s a big day for Minnesota United and its fans. On Tuesday, it was announced Minnesota United’s new stadium will be called Allianz Field.


Work Begins On Leaky Panels At U.S. Bank Stadium

There are just 195 days until the Super Bowl comes to Minneapolis and officials want to make sure U.S. Bank Stadium is in tip-top shape.


New MSFA Chair Starts Saturday

Michael Vekich is an experienced state official who has served two stints as executive director of the Minnesota Lottery.


Family, Dance Community Mourning Instructor Killed In Light Rail Crash

An accomplished ballroom dancer and instructor is dead after his vehicle collided with a light rail train over the weekend.


After Fighting For Body Cameras, Hodges Wonders Why They Weren’t On

The search for answers and information continues Tuesday as a community mourns the loss of a beloved yoga and meditation teacher.


Twin Cities Model Out To Prove Wrinkles Are Beautiful

All dolled up and striking a fierce pose, 26-year-old Sara Geurts has all the traits of the next big supermodel.


Prayer-Filled Protest Held Ahead Of Satanic Monument Installation

The small town of Belle Plaine was the site of a large, prayer-filled protest on Saturday, as more than 100 people showed up to speak out against a Satanic monument.


X Games Putting Minneapolis In The Action Sports Spotlight

The X Games start Thursday and are expected to draw more than 100,000 people to the Twin Cities each day this weekend.


Hennepin Co. Hosts Annual ‘Hooked On Fishing, Not On Drugs’ Event

Fishing is an iconic part of life in Minnesota and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is hoping to catch kids on the sport while teaching them some life lessons.


Patty Wetterling Gives Keynote Speech At Amber Alert Symposium

We are nearing closer to the one-year anniversary of the discovery of Jacob Wetterling’s remains and the confession of his killer.


Children’s Minnesota, BCBS Contract Negotiations Continue

With both sides at an impasse, doctors at Children’s Hospital are now making a plea to the public.


Yanez Attorney: ‘He Thought This Guy Was Going To Kill Him’

Attorneys for both Jeronimo Yanez and the Castile family reacted to the release of evidence on Wednesday.


Crash Leads To Discovery Of Man Shot In Chest In Minneapolis

Minneapolis Police are investigating an apparent homicide after a man was discovered shot dead in the chest in a stolen van in Minneapolis.


Popular White Bear Lake Beach Back Open

White Bear Lake’s county-run beach has been closed for nearly a decade after low-water levels made the area unsafe for swimmers.


‘Terrible For Our State’: Dayton On Pulling Out Of Paris Accord

President Donald Trump is facing fierce opposition for ending the nation’s participation in the Paris Climate Accord.



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