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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A fire broke out early Thursday morning at an assisted living apartment in St. Louis Park.


Woman Who Pleaded Guilty To Hanging Child Says She Struggled With Mental Health

A sentencing hearing begins Wednesday for a woman who pleaded guilty to trying to hang a toddler at her Minneapolis day care.


18 Protesters Arrested, Charged For Blocking Blue Line Light Rail

A group of immigration protesters shut down a major portion of public transportation Tuesday morning.


Extra Seat Belt Enforcement Starts Up Ahead Of Busy Summer Travel Season

To stress the importance of always having your seat belt on, law enforcement is asking drivers to click it or risk getting a ticket.


Prince Charles To Walk Meghan Markle Down The Aisle

Breaking news from Britain less than 24 hours before the Royal Wedding: Prince Charles will walk Megan Markle down the aisle to marry his son, Prince Harry, on Saturday.


Women Support West St. Paul Mayor, Responding To Sexism With Tampons

Dozens of women are showing their support for the Mayor of West Saint Paul after reports of sexism and gender discrimination.


Man Arrested After Leading Police On Chase Through North Metro

The chase ended at about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday on the eastbound lanes of traffic near Demontrevelle Trail in Lake Elmo.


As Legislative Deadline Looms, New TV Ads Promote Gun Control Measures

With less than two weeks to go in Minnesota’s 2018 legislative session, there is a new push for gun control laws.


No Plea Entered In Mohamad Noor’s 1st Court Appearance

The man accused of shooting and killing Australian native Justine Damond appeared in court Tuesday morning.


Trial Begins For Lucifer Nguyen, Facing 4 Murder Charges

Lucifer is his legal name — he made the change more than 10 years ago.


Pets, People Gather For Animal Humane Society’s ‘Walk For Animals’

The Animal Humane Society’s Walk for Animals supports dogs, cats and every other species in between.


Dayton Urges Lawmakers To Pass Stand-Alone Gun Safety Bill

“Minnesotans are still awaiting final legislative action on policies that would make our schools safer,” Dayton said.


State Department Of Health: Don’t Eat Fish From Lake Elmo

Ahead of the state fishing opener, health officials are warning anglers about consuming the catch of the day on two Twin Cities area lakes.


14-Year-Old Boy Among Those Arrested In Shootings That Hurt 6

The Minneapolis Mayor and Chief of Police are promising to work with Little Earth community after the latest round of violence.


St. Paul Police K9 Makes Special Visit To Children’s Hospital

“A dog doesn’t judge. Dogs are here for companionship and to listen,” St. Paul police officer Jay Curiel said.


Franken To Make First Public Appearance Since Resignation

After serving for nine years in the Senate, Al Franken resigned over sexual harassment allegations in January.


Dayton Unveils New State Guidelines For Doctors In Prescribing Opioids

In part, the guidelines encourage doctors to prescribe the lowest effective dose of opioids when they are used for acute pain and to monitor those patients.


Minn. Lawmakers Running Out Of Time For Legislative Priorities

Time is beginning to run out in the 2018 legislative session with less than a month remaining, and several bills still in limbo.


Minnesota DFL Rep. Continues 24-Hour House Sit-In For Gun Control

One member of the Minnesota legislature has been protesting on the House floor since before noon Tuesday.


Businesses Finally Seeing Spring Business Bump

A spring blizzard followed by a big warm-up is giving Twin Cities businesses the boost they needed.


With More Rain On The Way, Minnesota River Valley Flooding Concerns Rise

Already, a number of rivers are up five feet from where they were last week, and they continue to rise.


Conflicting Stories In Clash Between Police, Attendees At U’s Somali Night

Two groups are telling conflicting stories about what happened at the University of Minnesota at an event meant to honor the Somali culture.


Charging Decision Expected In Prince’s Overdose Death

The wait for answers has been a long one for Prince’s family, friends and millions of fans across the world.


Gun Control Rally Planned At State Capitol As Legislative Session Winds Down

Despite widespread protests, state lawmakers are not likely to pass a single bill restricting guns this year.


‘This Spring Is Just A Disaster’: Golf Courses Brace For Another Snowstorm

With more winter weather on the way on Friday, Twin Cities golf courses are bracing for impact.



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