Northwestern College (St. Paul, Minn.) acquires KLJC in Kansas City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 29, 2013 Northwestern College (St. Paul, Minn .) acquires KLJC in Kansas City KANSAS CITY MO – Northwestern College in St. Paul, Minn. (Northwestern) and Calvary Bible College in Kansas City, Mo. (Calvary) announced today that they have entered into a purchase agreement for Northwestern to acquire KLJC-FM from Calvary. KLJC-FM, a 100,000 watt non-commercial station, has been providing Christian programming to Kansas City since it signed on in 1970. Brokered by Greg Guy of Patrick Communications, the transaction requires Federal Communications Commission approval which is expected later this spring. Dr. James Clark, President of Calvary Bible College, states: “Music and biblical teaching have been the trademark of KLJC, which has ministered to the Kansas City metropolitan area for 43 years. Over the years, the college has also trained more than 200 men and women, who are in Christian radio today, through a major degree program in Christian Broadcasting. Our desire is to see that same commitment for Christian radio to continue in the future. We feel confident that Northwestern College will serve as the right vehicle to proclaim the good news to Kansas City in message and song for years ahead.” “Our Northwestern Media ministry exists to lead people to Christ and nurture believers in their spiritual growth,” states Northwestern President Alan S. Cureton. “The model of ‘high touch’ listener and community engagement has effectively served our listeners in five states, and the addition of Kansas and Missouri to our roster is a responsibility and a privilege.” Contact: Paul Virts- Senior Vice President of Northwestern Media 651-631-5096 Greg Guy- Managing Partner of Patrick Communications 410-799-1740

About Calvary Bible College Calvary Bible College is an accredited, independent, nondenominational institution providing undergraduate and graduate education which prepares Christians to live and serve in the church and the world according to a biblical worldview. Visit About Northwestern College Founded in 1902, Northwestern College is a private Christian liberal arts college in St. Paul, Minn. offering more than 70 areas of study, five master’s degrees and several associate degree and certificate programs. More than 3,000 students representing 33 states and 19 countries are enrolled in Northwestern’s traditional undergraduate and graduate and continuing education programs. Northwestern Media, a ministry of Northwestern College, operates 14 listener-supported radio stations throughout the Midwest. Visit

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