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

  • 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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  • ECONOMIC GARDENING: Program Helps Businesses Grow

    Posted on: 1:14 pm, March 20, 2014, by , updated on: 04:33pm, March 20, 2014

    We’ve heard about gardening in our yard, but what about gardening for your business. Economic Gardening started in the late...
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    embark it economic gardening
  • AUDIO IMPROVEMENT: Device Helps Child Hear Fully

    Posted on: 3:43 pm, March 19, 2014, by , updated on: 09:21am, March 20, 2014

    A metro first grader was having a hard time keeping up in class. His parents hope that changes with the...
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  • BIRTHDAY BOOKS: Special Boy’s Life Celebrated

    Posted on: 5:44 pm, March 13, 2014, by

    Sunday is a big day for one metro family. It would have been the youngest son’s third birthday. And, the...
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  • SHARING STORIES: Show and Tell For Grown-Ups

    Posted on: 5:45 pm, March 12, 2014, by

    We all remember bringing our favorite treasure to show and tell in grade school. Now, there’s an event for grown-ups...
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  • TEACHING LEADERSHIP: More Schools Add Instruction Model

    Posted on: 5:47 pm, March 10, 2014, by

    Instructors are about to get a boost in the classroom as more schools transition to a new model of teaching....
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  • HEART STORY: Community Rallies For Transplant Patient

    Posted on: 5:45 pm, March 7, 2014, by , updated on: 05:46pm, March 7, 2014

    A young metro woman found out she had a life-threatening disease shortly after giving birth. The young mom found herself...
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  • MORNING MEAL: New Breakfast Option For Area School

    Posted on: 5:48 pm, March 6, 2014, by

    We’ve all heard breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s sometimes hard to find time to eat...
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  • BEAUTY BAR: New Type Of Salon In Metro

    Posted on: 6:01 pm, March 5, 2014, by , updated on: 12:22am, March 6, 2014

    A new type of salon is starting to pop up in the metro. Women tend to feel their best right...
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  • NUTRITION COACH: Help With Healthy Habits

    Posted on: 6:17 pm, March 3, 2014, by

    People looking to lose weight and lead healthier lifestyles are finding it may take more than a gym membership. You’ve...
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  • LITTER-ARY CLUB: Students Read To Pets

    Posted on: 5:39 pm, February 28, 2014, by

    One Des Moines teacher found an interesting way to help students improve their reading skills. And, the program is helping...
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