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

  • DIETITIAN DEMAND: Desire For Health Fuels Profession

    Posted on: 6:09 pm, February 10, 2014, by , updated on: 06:58pm, February 10, 2014

    People wanting to make healthier choices at the grocery store or at restaurants are finding they may need help. And...
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  • WINTER ESCAPE: Growing Orchids ‘Becomes Addiction’

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

    Valentine’s Day is just a week away. You can skip the roses and find a tropical flower for your sweetie...
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  • OLYMPIC SPIRIT: Party To Support Team USA

    Posted on: 6:17 pm, February 6, 2014, by

    Excitement is building in Iowa for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. And, skaters at a local rink will be...
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  • KEEPING TRACK: Tool Helps Diabetes Patients

    Posted on: 6:03 pm, February 5, 2014, by

    Using the computer may not come naturally to all of us. But, one 77 year-old woman says she’s getting better...
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  • LIVING DONATION: Toddler Recovers From Transplant

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, February 3, 2014, by

    The past six months have been touch and go for a Des Moines family since their youngest boy received a...
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  • PUPPY BOWL: Local Dog In Big Game

    Posted on: 4:55 pm, January 31, 2014, by , updated on: 05:37pm, January 31, 2014

    Football fans will have their eyes glued to the Super Bowl this Sunday. But, one family wants you to tune...
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  • FINANCIAL FREEDOM: 3 Steps To Pay Down Debt

    Posted on: 5:37 pm, January 30, 2014, by

    As many try to get a grip on their finances this year, one family is celebrating three years of financial...
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  • PARK PLAN: Ideas Unveiled For Water Works Park

    Posted on: 4:06 pm, January 29, 2014, by , updated on: 05:36pm, January 29, 2014

    You won’t find as many people on the trails in Water Works Park this time of year, but leaders want...
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  • HOUSEHOLD HAZARD: Preventing TV Tip-Overs

    Posted on: 6:05 pm, January 27, 2014, by , updated on: 06:06pm, January 27, 2014

    As people get ready to gather around the television for big events like the Super Bowl and Olympics, experts want...
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  • UNDER CONSTRUCTION: New YMCA Groundbreaking

    Posted on: 5:41 pm, January 20, 2014, by

    Work is now underway on the new Wellmark YMCA that will eventually replace the Riverfront Y in downtown Des Moines....
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  • ENERGY SAVINGS: Home Check Provides Incentives

    Posted on: 5:53 pm, January 16, 2014, by

    You may have noticed a higher utility bill this month after several bitterly cold days in December and January. You...
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  • PROFESSIONAL ADVICE: Baseball Star Coaches Kids

    Posted on: 4:55 pm, January 15, 2014, by , updated on: 05:59pm, January 15, 2014

    It’s not every day you get to hang out with a Major League pitcher. But, aspiring athletes can do just...
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