A 37-acre property in south Overland Park near 183rd Street and Metcalf Avenue could become a new lower-density neighborhood called Walnut Reserve. Image via Overland Park planning documents.
👋 Hi! I'm Kaylie McLaughlin, and I cover Overland Park for the Blue Valley Post.
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A bit about me and my background:
I grew up in Shawnee and graduated from Mill Valley in 2017. I attended Kansas State University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 2021. While there, I worked for the K-State Collegian, serving as the editor-in-chief. As a student, I interned for the Wichita Eagle, the Shawnee Mission Post and KSNT in Topeka. I also contributed to the KLC Journal and the Kansas Reflector. Before joining the Post in 2023 as a full-time reporter, I worked for the Olathe Reporter.