Steve-O is coming to town Cindy Glover Editor So the cat is out of the bag: My brother is indeed the crazy, naughty and hilarious Steve-O from “Jackass.” And I talked him into coming to Lakeland and letting me interview him — and maybe share some embarrassing stories — in front of a live audience […]
Thousands will converge on downtown Lakeland Thursday evening for the annual Christmas parade; the route has changed this year.
Businessman Guy LaLonde Jr. won 57.58% of the vote in a citywide race against interim Commissioner Samuel Simmons.
What sets us apart Barry Friedman Founder and Editor-at-large Yesterday, LkldNow made several updates this week on the “About Us” page that describes our news organization and its nonprofit mission. The most significant change was the addition of a “What sets us apart” section. Here’s what it says: We just drafted this, so please let […]
Thank you, readers, for reaching out Trinity Laurino Executive director We get a lot of feedback at LkldNow and in this season of gratitude, we want to say thank you to everyone who takes the time to let us know how we’re doing. Your notes of encouragement brighten our days and strengthen our resolve. Your thoughtful […]
Help us keep the news flowing Trinity Laurino Executive Director “Do good work and the money will follow” is something of a mantra for me. If you know me, you know I believe wholeheartedly in the good work that LkldNow does. I believe that local news is a vital part of the infrastructure in our […]
Honoring military veterans Trinity Laurino Executive Director Tomorrow is Veteran’s Day, and let me say thank you to all who have served. In honor of the day, we’ve compiled some of the articles from this year featuring Polk County veterans: The holiday also means a three-day weekend for many. For our small-but-mighty newsroom, it’s a […]
Sample ballot, early voting, find your polling place
Two candidates are vying for the seat on the City Commission representing Northwest Lakeland in the Dec. 5 runoff election. (See a map of commission districts.) Registered voters throughout Lakeland can vote in this election. Both candidates — Guy LaLonde Jr. and Samuel Simmons — were among eight people who applied last year for a […]
We asked the City Commission candidates five questions and they answered. We are offering the candidates’ responses together so that they can be more easily compared. The responses are presented as submitted without editing. Click on any question to view the candidates’ responses. Northwest District Candidates