• For more than 33 years the ministry of Good News Media Incorporated has been working to  share the truth of the Gospel throughout northewest Michigan. Here are a few highlights, and milestones, that only through the leading of God we were able to accomplish.

 

  • 1981 – GNMI Established - January 26th
  • 1982 – AM 1400 Signs On – December 23rd
  • 1989 – FM 89.9 Signs On 10,000 Watts – October 1st
  • 1990 – Property Purchase - Morgan Hill
  • 1993 – New Tower Replacement/Relocation
  • 1994 – Application for 104.5 FM Filed with the FCC
  • 1994 – His Kids Radio Sideband Ministry Started
  • 1995 – The Adult Contemporary Sideband Ministry Started
  • 1998 – Building Purchase - Cass Street - Fall
  • 1999 – Move to Cass Street Ministry Center - April
  • 2001 – Power Increase - 12,500 to 39,000 watts
  • 2001 – WLJN First Web Site Is Launched
  • 2002 – WLJN Celebrates 20th Anniversary
  • 2002 – NMJM joins partnership with GNMI
  • 2004 – Cadillac station WKJF Acquisition – March 5th
  • 2004 – Cadillac station WLJW signed on – March 15th
  • 2005 – WLJN recognized by Focus on the Family as Medium Market Station of the Year – February at NRB
  • 2005 – His Kids Training Studio starts training students - Fall
  • 2006 – January marked 25th Anniversary of GNMI
  • 2007- WLJN starts broadcasting St. Francis Gladiator football carrying on a 45 year tradition for the community
  • 2007 – WLJN AM 1400 Celebrates 25th Anniversary – December 23rd
  • 2008 – Launch of new interactive website/audio streaming of FM format
  • 2010 – Launch streaming of WLJN AM 1400 and WLJW AM 1370 all talk format
  • 2010 – FCC auction for 104.5 FM – 3-6,000 watt signal - lost auction bid…God has other plans
  • 2012 – March 27 FCC Auction for 95.9 FM – 25,000 watt signal - Provisional Winners April 5 – $109,000 - raised and
             paid cash – April  20th – $110,000 was raised. Funds Transferred to FCC, May 25 – Application was filed,
             including down grade for WHNN. Mid July FCC corrected its data base to show WHNN had already been downgraded
             – CP was granted for our signal at 50 KW on April 25th.
  • 2012 - WLJN AM 1400 Celebrates 30th Anniversary – December 23rd
  • 2012 – FCC authorizes WLJN 89.9FM to increase power to 100 KW directional w/ V&H polarization
  • 2013 – August WLJN FM receives FCC approved to operate at a full 100,000 watts
  • 2013 – December 19th one day Capitol Fundraising day to remaining $34,000 needed, $15,000 was raised
  • 2014 – February – projected sign-on timeline for the new 50,000 watt “FUEL FM” 95.9