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 is made possible with partial support from the Marquette County Bar Association.
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.
U.P. Whitetails of Marquette County, Inc.
Northwoods Chapter Safari Club International
Central U.P. Sport Fishing Association
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.
Financial Planners Association of Michigan
Michigan Association of CPAs
Range Bank (Ask the Realtors)
9/12/2019: General Health
2019-20 Ask the Doctors Schedule:
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
6/25/2020: 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.
11/15/2018: 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.