THE LAKE A.M. 1570 WLKD

Fire up your A.M. radios and tune in THE LAKE. Easy to listen to and fun to experience as you take a journey back to the songs you remember but don't really hear that often anymore.

We play the most popular songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s, aimed at the upper end of the Baby Boomer generation in the Lakeland Area. Our station is music-intensive.

  • The Beatles
  • Barbra Streisand
  • Neil Diamond
  • The Carpenters
  • Lionel Richie
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Celine Dion
  • Barry Manilow
  • Carly Simon
  • Michael Buble
  • Diana Krall
  • Dionne Warwick

Chinese scholar killer heard confessing to killing her, compares himself to Ted Bundy on tape

Courtesy of Christine Cornell(CHICAGO) — The killer of a young Chinese visiting scholar who was studying at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (U of I) can be heard chuckling in an audio recording obtained by ABC News after he says that he “hit her with a baseball bat” and decapitated her. Brendt Christensen, a now-30-year-old…read more »

Wisconsin fire at multi-family building kills 6, including 4 children: Coroner

MattGush/iStock(AINSWORTH, Wisc.) — A fire at a multi-family building in Wisconsin has killed six people, including four children, according to officials.The children’s ages ranged between 10 months and 7 years old, Langlade County Coroner Larry Shadick told ABC News. The adults who died were male and female, Shadick said.The fire began at the building in…read more »

Oklahoma judge OKs settlement with generic opioid maker

iStock/Moussa81(NEW YORK) — An Oklahoma judge signed off on the state’s settlement with a generic drugmaker on Monday, closing one chapter of ongoing litigation against drugmakers charged for their role in the opioid crisis. Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman approved Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals’ $85 million deal with the state on Monday, which included provisions…read more »

UK study confirms sitting too much can be deadly

xavierarnau/iStock(NEW YORK) — While the health benefits of exercise have been known for centuries, a new study out of the U.K. highlights just how deadly being lazy can be. In the study, which was published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, scientists at Queen’s University in Belfast and Ulster University linked a sedentary…read more »