Mary McGuire

Mary is honored to be a member of the talented news team at WCCO-TV in her home state of Minnesota. Before joining WCCO-TV, Mary worked as a multimedia journalist in Tampa, Florida and Rochester, Minnesota. 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.

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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School, Football Coach Remember Student Killed By Law Enforcement 

The spirit rock in front of Minnetonka High School is typically painted to celebrate things like homecoming. On Saturday, it was painted to honor the life of Archer Amorosi.


One Year After Fatal Shooting, Memorial Bench Dedicated To Justine Damond

A year after Justine Damond was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer, a memorial bench was dedicated to her memory.


Minnetonka High School Student Shot, Killed By Police

Archer Amorosi was pronounced dead at the scene, but it’s still unclear exactly what prompted those deputies to fire those fatal shots.


Dozens Attend Community Meeting To Discuss Fatal Police Shooting

Anger has transformed into calls for action by many community members in north Minneapolis after the death of Thurman Blevins.


St. Paul Asks Company To Get Electric Scooters Off Sidewalks

The city of Saint Paul is asking a California-based company to get electric scooters off their sidewalks.


Fireworks-Related Damages In Minn. Costing Thousands Annually

The state of Minnesota blames fireworks for more than $5,700 in damage to homes and businesses each year.


Beach Closed After 1M Gallons Of Wastewater Leaks Into Cannon River

The City of Northfield has issued a warning to the public after about 1,000,000 gallons of wastewater leaked into Cannon River.


‘Leave It To The Professionals’: Man Who Lost Hand Warns Against Illegal Fireworks

Making his own fireworks for more than 30 years, William Lund never expected an evening of July fun two years ago would change his life forever.


Wisconsin Fireworks Store Sees Boost Ahead Of Independence Day

This is one of the busiest days of the year for the store. The doors will be open for customers from 7 a.m. until midnight.


Minnesotans Gear Up For Record-Setting Fourth Of July Travel

AAA estimates a record-setting 47 million people will hit the roads, rails and sky to celebrate the holiday.


Humans And Horses Beat The Heat At Canterbury Park

On a 90-plus-degree day, the first winner at Canterbury Park Friday night was a horse named Polar Express.


BCA: Gun Recovered From Scene Of Thurman Blevins Shooting

The BCA says officials have recovered a black and silver handgun from the scene of Thurman Blevins’ shooting death.


Fmr. Chisago Co. Sheriff Accused Of Bizarre Blackmail Scheme

An outside investigation has found a former Chisago County Sheriff sexually harassed a female employee.


Mpls. Hires Ex-Deputy General Attorney Sally Yates To Investigate EMT Ketamine Case

The report suggested officers were telling EMS personnel to inject suspects, some of which were already restrained, with the powerful sedative ketamine.


Driver Reaching For Cellphone Slams Into Edina Squad Car

Looking at what used to be an Edina Police Department squad car, it’s easy to see the destruction distracted driving can leave behind.


Trump Supporters, Protesters Clash At Duluth Rally

The number of Trump supporters far outnumbered a small, but vocal group of protesters. Our cameras were rolling as those two groups clashed outside.


June Storm Devastates Strawberry Crop At Mabel Farm

75 percent of the crop at Wold Strawberries was ruined by a hail storm in early June.


Colleagues Remember Couple Killed In Head-On Motorcycle Collision

Officer Steve Nanney and his wife, Susie, died instantly when their motorcycle was hit head-on by teen in a pick-up truck in Elk River.


Blaine Police Officer & Wife Killed In Head-On Motorcycle Crash

The Blaine Police Department is mourning the passing of one of its officers and his wife after they were killed in a motorcycle crash Friday evening.


As Heat Wave Settles In, Tips To Stay Cool & Save Money

With an excessive heat warning out, you may want to take it easy being active outdoors.


Generous Green Lights Help Ease I-35W Construction Gridlock

Minneapolis traffic managers have one trick up their sleeve that can help I-35 construction woes.


Mayor, Supporters Say They Were Targeted After Speaking Out Against Sexism

Jenny Halverson found boxes of feminine hygiene products on her doorstep after she appointed three females to city government positions.


St. Paul’s Skyscraper-Scaling Raccoon Captivates Internet

A raccoon scaling the side of a skyscraper Tuesday has people all across the country watching its every move with bated breath.


Mpls. Restaurant Owner Speaks Out After Triple Shooting

Police in Minneapolis are investigating a Friday night shooting in the city’s Uptown neighborhood.


Hospitals, Public Transit Prep For Widespread Road Closures

Major road construction projects across Minneapolis could lead to major headaches this weekend. And some for far longer.