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Watch WNMU-TV's Ask the... Live Call-in Series Thursdays at 8 pm ET on 13.1. Pre-recorded encore Fridays at Noon ET.
Ask the Doctors is a live call-in program is produced 17 times a year that provides viewers with an opportunity to call in and have their medical questions answered by a panel of local doctors. Each program focuses on general health topics, or a specific area of medicine, such as diabetes, mental health, or sports medicine. The show is produced and directed by Bob Thomson and hosted by Dr. Jennifer Dehlin.

Ask the Doctors is made possible with major funding from UP Health System - Marquette, with additional support from Peninsula Medical Center, Michigan Technological University and the Marquette-Alger County Medical Society.

Call in your question during the live program to 1-800-227-9668.
Ask the Lawyers, an integral member of our "Ask the" lineup, is hosted by G.G. Gordon. The program, which is produced nine times a year, allows viewers to call in and have their legal questions answered by a panel of attorneys from the local area. Each season ends with special episodes: Ask the Judges, and an Elder Law Special. Call in your question during the live program to 1-800-227-9668.

Ask the Lawyers is made possible with partial support from the Marquette County Bar Association.
Ask the DNR is produced five times a year. Viewers from the Upper Great Lakes Region can call in and have their questions regarding hunting, fishing and wildlife answered by a panel of experts from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

The program is produced and directed by Bob Thomson. The panel usually includes a conservation officer, wildlife biologist and a fisheries biologist. Various groups support this program with financial contributions and phone volunteers. We are always looking for new underwriters -- if your group is interested in supporting Ask the DNR, give station manager Bruce Turner a call at 800-227-9668.
Ask the DNR Underwriters:

U.P. Whitetails of Marquette County, Inc.
Northwoods Chapter Safari Club International
Central U.P. Sport Fishing Association

Ask the DNR often gets more questions called in during every show than can be answered on-air. The DNR representatives follow-up on every question, even when it means making phone calls to viewers after the show is over.

You can e-mail your question to Ask the DNR right now. Then tune in for the next broadcast to hear your answer. Or call your question in during the live program to 1-800-227-9668. Please email your questions and trophy/outdoor photos to John Pepin, MDNR Deputy Public Information Officer.
Ask the Experts is presented several times each year, bringing a panel of experts in accounting, real estate and other fields to answer viewer questions. Call in your question during the live program to 1-800-227-9668.
Ask the Experts Underwriters:

Financial Planners Association of Michigan
Michigan Association of CPAs
Range Bank (Ask the Realtors)

2019-20 Ask the Doctors Schedule:

9/12/2019: General Health
Guests: Dr. Walter Rudzinksi, Otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat); Dr. Frederick Hoenke, Family and Geriatric Medicine

9/26/2019: Sports Medicine

10/10/2019: General Health

10/24/2019: Women’s Health

11/7/2019: Diabetes/General Health

11/21/2019: Geriatrics/Palliative Medicine/Hospice

12/12/2019: Addiction/Behavioral Health

1/9/2020: Orthopedic Medicine

1/23/2020: Children’s Health/General Health

2/13/2020: The Heart and Arteries:

2/27/2020: Eye and Vision

3/26/2020: General Health

4/23/2020: Men’s Health

5/14/2020: The Brain and Stroke

5/28/2020: General Health/Arthritis

6/11/2020: Cancer

6/25/2020: Summer Health/General Health

2018-19 Ask the Lawyers Schedule:

9/20/2018: Guests: Brian Sheridan of Ishpeming, Dick Graybill of Ishpeming, and Steve Pence of Marquette.
10/18/2018: Guests: Erica Payne, Priscilla Burnham and Patrick Jennings, all from Marquette.
Guests: Brian Bloch, Scott Brogan and Tim Quinnell, all from Marquette. Guest host Walt Lindala.
12/20/2018: Guests: Dan Mead, Marquette; Jacob Spear, Republic; and Will Sullivan, Marquette.
1/17/2019: Guests: Susan Goodkind Wideman, Phillip Toutant and Bill Nordeen, all from Marquette
2/21/2019: Joe Lavey of Marquette, Amy Schultz of Marquette and Brian Sheridan of Ishpeming
4/18/2019: Brandon Evans of Marquette; Tony Ruiz of Marquette; and Jacob Spear of Republic
5/2/2019: Elder Law Special [date changed from 6/20] Sean Fosmire of Marquette, Jake Spear of Republic and Kim Winokur of Marquette. Host Paul Sturgul.
6/20/2019: Your Day in Court: Matt Weise, Chief Prosecuting Attorney for Marquette County; and Patrick Crowley, Chief Public Defender.

2018-19 Ask the DNR Schedule:

10/4/2018: Bird Hunting, Youth Hunt, Pre-Deer Season, Fall Fishing: Guests: Wildlife Biologist Brian Roell, Marquette; Conservation Officer Mark Zitnik, Munising; Fisheries Biologist Darren Kramer, Escanaba; and Deputy Public Information Officer John Pepin, Marquette. Host Walt Lindala.
11/1/2018: Deer Season, Bear Season Guests: Wildlife Biologist Monica Joseph, Conservation Officer Jeremy Sergey, Wildlife Division U.P. Field Operations Manager Craig Albright, and Deputy Public Information Officer John Pepin.
12/6/2018: Snowmobiling, Post-Deer Season, Ice Fishing Guests: Wildlife biologist David Jentoft, Sault Ste. Marie; Conservation Officer Chris Lynch, Escanaba; Michigan Natural Resources Commission Chair Vicki Pontz, Lansing; and Fisheries biologist John Bauman, Escanaba.
4/11/2019: Fishing Season, Wildfire Prevention Guests: Fisheries biologist Cory Kovacs, Newberry; Conservation Officer Mark Pomroy, Houghton; Wildlife Biologist, Karen Sexton, Escanaba; and Forest Health Specialist, Simeon Wright, Sault Ste. Marie. Host gg gordon.
5/16/2019: Water Sports, Camping and Recreation Guests: Conservation Officer Colton Gelinas from Mackinac County; Fisheries Biologist Jennifer Johnson from Norway; U.P. Regional Wildlife Supervisor Terry Minzey, Marquette and Deputy Public Information Officer John Pepin. Host Walt Lindala.

2019 Ask the Experts Schedule:

1/31/2019: Financial Planners: Dennis Roubal, Financial Growth Concepts, Marquette; Paul Hein, Sagepoint Financial Inc., Marquette; and Justin LePage, Larson & Associates, Ameriprise Financial, Marquette
2/7/2019: Dentists: Cancelled due to bad weather.
3/21/2019: CPAs: Patrick Thomson, from Thomson/Metivier PC in Marquette; Denise Boyle from Schneider, Larche, Haapala in Escanaba; and Ashley LaPorte also from Schneider, Larche, Haapala.
4/4/2019: Realtors: Sean Leahy, Select Realty, Marquette; Kristine Weidner, Century 21 North Country Agency, Houghton; and Christopher Germain, Premier Real Estate, Escanaba.
5/30/2019: Financial Planners: Scott Sampeer, with Northwestern Mutual, Marquette; Jesse Bell with Bell Financial and Commonwealth Financial Network, Marquette; and Paul Hein, with Sagepoint Financial Inc., Marquette.