St. Paul, MN — October 29, 2021 – Northwestern Media has filed an Asset Purchase Agreement with the FCC for the purchase of Bethesda Christian Broadcasting’s KSLT and KLMP. Both stations serve Rapid City, SD.
“University of Northwestern – St. Paul and Northwestern Media are deeply committed to its mission of leading people to Christ and nurturing believers in their spiritual development.” Says Northwestern President Dr. Alan Cureton. “Expanding Northwestern Media’s footprint to cover western South Dakota and into Wyoming and Montana aligns with our strategic objectives beautifully. It is a win/win for Northwestern Media, KSLT, and KLMP.”
"Northwestern stood out as the clear choice to continue what has been a long-time ministry light shining into the Rapid City broadcast area."
Dana Rasic, President of Bethesda Ministries says “The Bethesda Christian Broadcasting Board of Directors is very excited to see KSLT and KLMP transition to Northwestern Media. Of all the options our Board had to consider when deciding to sell these stations, Northwestern stood out as the clear choice to continue what has been a long-time ministry light shining into the Rapid City broadcast area. We can clearly see how this transaction will give KSLT and KLMP a tremendous opportunity to impact people for Christ and equip them to put their faith into action.”
Northwestern Media is a part of University of Northwestern – St. Paul. Northwestern Media operates 23 stations in 14 markets across 10 states. Their radio signals reach more than 1.25 million listeners each week.