Megan Reuther

13 fascinating facts about Megan Reuther:
• My first name is Elizabeth, but no one calls me that except doctors and telemarketers.
• I met my husband at work. We fell in love doing a news story about mold.
• We lived on a farm the first two years we were married.
• We have 3 kids: 2 boys and 1 girl.
• My two pinkies are curved.
• I don't like cheese.
• My younger sister and I are only eight months apart.
• I have 30 cousins.
• My first job was washing floors at the family car business.
• I used to hate running. Now I'm training for a half marathon.
• I am from Missouri.
• I can't go to sleep unless my pajamas match.
• I sing the same song to my kids my mom sang to me every night I tuck them into bed.

Megan Reuther joined the Channel 13 News Team in October 2007. She started as the live reporter for the station's top-rated Today in Iowa morning news program. Now, you can see her reports on the Channel 13 News at 5.

Megan came to the station from KWWL in Waterloo where she was an anchor/reporter. Prior to that, she was anchor/reporter at KOMU in Columbia, Missouri. She graduated with a Journalism/Broadcast News degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Megan says she loves covering parenting issues because that's how she spends most of her time: raising two young sons and a little daughter.

Recent Articles

  • GARDEN PLAN: Planting Flowers For Butterflies

    Posted on: 6:36 pm, April 17, 2014, by

    Planting season is almost here and gardeners are preparing to dig in the dirt. As you plan your garden, local...
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  • SPRING CLEANING: Program Revitalizes Neighborhoods

    Posted on: 5:36 pm, April 16, 2014, by , updated on: 06:33pm, April 16, 2014

    People are sprucing up a Des Moines neighborhood this week. The Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity kicked off its...
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  • BABY RESEARCH: Raising Money For Healthy Start

    Posted on: 5:52 pm, April 14, 2014, by

    Having a baby born early can mean a long journey for the little ones and their families. One organization has...
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  • COOKING CLASS: Young Moms Learn Basics

    Posted on: 5:43 pm, April 11, 2014, by

    Putting a nutritious meal on the table every night can stressful, especially for busy young parents. One group of moms...
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  • SPECIAL TOY: Car Helps Kids With Disabilities

    Posted on: 6:30 pm, April 10, 2014, by

    Kids can have a tough time getting around for a variety of reasons, and being stuck in one spot makes...
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  • RANDOM ACTS: Spreading Kindness Through Ankeny

    Posted on: 5:46 pm, April 9, 2014, by

    People in one metro community are performing random acts of kindness. The goal is to inspire others to do the...
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  • AUTISM SUPPORT: Helping Kids With Diagnosis

    Posted on: 5:53 pm, April 7, 2014, by

    Recent numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show Autism affects one in 68 kids. Autism is a...
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  • SALEM PREMIERE: Mixing History With Horror

    Posted on: 12:57 pm, April 4, 2014, by

    You’ve probably seen the ads promoting a new television series called “Salem.” The show will make history as WGN America’s...
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  • BIG BARGAINS: Pop-Up Sale Helps Women

    Posted on: 5:37 pm, March 28, 2014, by

    You have a chance to find big bargains at a pop-up sale this weekend. The one to two day sales...
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  • MOLDING MINDS: Art Project To Last Lifetime

    Posted on: 6:42 pm, March 27, 2014, by

    Students at one metro school are working on a week-long art project that will last long after the year is...
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  • LONG LOCKS: Shaving Heads For Cancer

    Posted on: 5:46 pm, March 24, 2014, by , updated on: 11:54am, April 2, 2014

    Every year, people around the country shave their heads in honor of kids that have no choice in going bald....
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  • DIABETES ALERT: Nurse Loses 65lbs, Inspires Others

    Posted on: 3:14 pm, March 21, 2014, by

    An Iowa woman made changes to lose weight. She didn’t shed the pounds just for appearance. She needed to change...
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