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I joined the WQAD news team in June of 2012. I’m a proud product of the Quad Cities, graduating from Alleman High School before heading off to college at the University of Missouri in Columbia.

At Mizzou, I graduated with degrees in Radio-TV Journalism and English, as well as a minor in Business. I also worked for mid-Missouri’s NBC affiliate, KOMU-TV, as a reporter and web editor.

I currently live in Rock Island and couldn’t be happier to be back in the QC with my family, just in time for Whitey’s pumpkin shakes and AHS football.

If you want to talk good books, Tiger sports, or story ideas, drop me a line at megan.noe@wqad.com. I look forward to meeting even more of this great community!


Recent Articles
  • Red, White and Boom fireworks get a Labor Day redo

    Thousands of Quad City residents celebrated the unofficial end of summer with a bang Monday night, as Red, White and Boom fireworks marked the end of the Labor Day weekend.

  • Galesburg teachers, school board reach tentative deal to end strike

    The Board of Education and the teachers' union in Galesburg, Illinois, have reached a tentative deal to end a 15-day strike.

  • Strikes

    No deal in Galesburg; teachers strike enters third week

    There is still no deal between the teachers union and the school board in Galesburg, Illinois, as the teachers strike now enters its third week.

  • Storms down trees, power lines in Sterling and Rock Falls

    Cleanup was underway north of the Quad Cities after severe storms blew through the area Monday afternoon, August 25, 2014. In Sterling, Illinois, residents like Thomas Lewis, Sr., called the scene in town “chaos.” “I started hearing all these noises — limbs hitting the house, back of the house, front of the house, crash,” said Lewis. Lewis, though, only felt thankful Monday evening after seeing that a large branch had fallen in the street but missed his truck by mere […]

  • Galesburg teacher strike, 8-13-14, WQAD Photo by John David

    Recall rights are final sticking point in strike negotiations

    Strike negotiations have ground to a halt in Galesburg, Illinois, and it could be next week before both sides are back at the table.

  • Galesburg teacher strike, 8-13-14, WQAD Photo by John David

    “Positive movement” in Galesburg strike negotiations, but still no deal

    After more than 14 hours of negotiations, there is still no deal between teachers and school board members in Galesburg, Illinois.

  • Thomson Correctional Center (WQAD Photo)

    Warden hired to run Thomson Prison

    Monday, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, and the Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Charles Samuels, visted Thomson, Illinois, to announce the hiring of warden Donald Hudson.

  • Former Chicago Bear surprises Clinton football players

    The Clinton, Iowa, football team got a surprise at their Friday practice when former Chicago Bears player Adrian Peterson stopped by with a message about hard work. Peterson spent eight years with the Bears, from 2002 to 2009. Despite that success, he spoke with the high school athletes about getting knocked down and overcoming adversity. “I grew up in a small town, and figured I would sign on to a Division I school… didn’t, signed to Georgia Southern, which is […]

  • Police: Woman held benefit for dying friend, stole donations

    A Bettendorf woman faces felony theft charges after police say she held a charity benefit for a friend and then stole the donations. On Thursday, August 14, 2014, Davenport Police arrested Kerry Lynn Muller. She is charged with one count of 4th degree theft, a misdemeanor, and one count of 2nd degree theft, a felony. According to the arrest affidavit, Muller held a benefit for Dennis Edmonds at Bad Boyz Pizza on June 14th. Investigators say she raised about $445, […]

  • SAU plans

    St. Ambrose stadium veto upheld, what happens now

    Plans for a St. Ambrose University stadium and sports complex are currently on hold, as Davenport City Council members upheld Mayor Bill Gluba’s veto of the project.

  • Galesburg teachers go on strike

    Teachers in Galesburg, Illinois, began picketing after contract negotiations ended without

  • Galesburg teachers protest

    No deal between teachers, school district in Galesburg

    As contract negotiations ended Tuesday afternoon, no agreement had been reached between the Board of Education and the teachers' union.

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