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

‘Most humiliating experience of my life:’ Black North Carolina man who was handcuff and removed from his home after false burglar alarm

Kazeem Oyeneyin(RALEIGH, N.C.) —  An African-American homeowner says he endured the “most humiliating experience of my life” when white police officers answered a false burglar alarm at his North Carolina home and ended up placing him in handcuffs at gunpoint and walking him to a police car in just his underwear as his neighbors watched.…read more »

Baby gets new heart just in time for her 1st birthday

iStock(NEW YORK) — A baby’s first birthday feels like a momentous occasion for all parents.But when it’s unclear if your baby will ever actually see that day, the milestone is more like a miracle.Christy Brown suspected something might be wrong with her then 4-month-old daughter, Rebecca, when she wasn’t gaining weight. Several trips to the…read more »

Illinois health department points to vaping as possible factor in recent death

iStock(CHICAGO) — An investigation is underway in Illinois into more than 30 cases where individuals experienced respiratory illness after using e-cigarettes or vaping, state officials said Friday.One such case involved an individual who allegedly recently vaped before being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness. That individual, whose name, gender and age were not publicly released, died,…read more »

This woman donated her kidney to a coworker and now they hope to send a message

Annie York(NEW YORK) — Bryan Lee keeps his personal life pretty quiet. So quiet that his work colleague, Annie York, didn’t know that the autoimmune disease he has suffered from since he was a child was becoming life-threatening.Lee’s condition is called Henoch-Schonlein purpura, or HSP, and he told “Good Morning America” he has scarred kidneys,…read more »