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

  • PRACTICE PROM: Teen Plans Dance As Therapy

    Posted on: 5:43 pm, February 27, 2014, by

    Prom is a big night many teens anxiously await. But, one senior from a small town in northern Iowa wasn’t...
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  • BIRTHDAY BUTTON: Birth Announcements Brighten Hospital

    Posted on: 5:40 pm, February 26, 2014, by

    Bringing a baby into the world is one of life’s greatest joys. These days there are so many ways to...
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  • SPRING BREAK: New Option For Kids With Special Needs

    Posted on: 5:38 pm, February 24, 2014, by

    Despite the cold and snow, area students will soon be out of school for spring vacation. You’ll find plenty of...
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  • COMPUTER PROBLEM: Donations Needed For Job Training

    Posted on: 6:29 pm, February 21, 2014, by

    It’s time to think about spring-cleaning. Leaders of one organization say they need your donations, but not just the usual...
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  • SWEET PROBLEM: Added Sugar Can Harm Heart

    Posted on: 6:22 pm, February 20, 2014, by

    We know we’ll find sugar in cookies, cakes and soda, but it’s also hiding in foods we may otherwise think...
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  • CAMPING CABINS: New Place For Staycation

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, February 19, 2014, by , updated on: 10:50pm, February 19, 2014

    This isn’t exactly roughing it, but these cabins will bring you closer to the outdoors. If camping in a tent...
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  • DOCTOR’S ORDERS: Book Encourages Healthy Habits

    Posted on: 6:42 pm, February 18, 2014, by

    Parents know it’s important for kids to go to the doctor to stay healthy. But, kids can often find it...
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  • FITNESS CHALLENGE: Sweating To Fight Cancer

    Posted on: 5:43 pm, February 17, 2014, by

    Many people run or walk to benefit local charities. It’s not uncommon to participate in a 5k. But, a five...
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  • HOMETOWN PRIDE: Russian Restaurant Celebrates Olympics

    Posted on: 5:41 pm, February 14, 2014, by

    Many of us are marveling at the athletic accomplishments taking place at the Winter Olympics. If you don’t want to...
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  • BABYSITTING BASICS: The Going Rate For A Sitter

    Posted on: 5:49 pm, February 13, 2014, by

    Hiring someone to take care of your kids so you can enjoy a night on the town or an afternoon...
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  • FEMALE FIRMS: Group Helps Businesses Grow

    Posted on: 5:39 pm, February 12, 2014, by

    A group in Iowa is helping female business owners grow their firms. A survey by American Express open ranked Iowa...
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  • CARPE DM: Website Helps Newcomers Seize Des Moines

    Posted on: 5:37 pm, February 11, 2014, by , updated on: 05:42pm, February 11, 2014

    People are sharing their love of Des Moines, from magazine lists to major network news shows. NBC’s Today Show named...
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