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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 3 pm 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
Guests: Dr. Bryan Dixon, Sports Medicine; Dr. Kate Hosking, Physical Therapy; and Dr. Keirsten Smith, Sports Medicine.

10/10/2019: General Health
Guests: Dr. Greg Sulik, Family Medicine and Skin Care; Dr. Chris Dehlin, Family Medicine; and Dr. Katie Petrin, General Surgery.

10/24/2019: Women’s Health
Guests: Dr. Gina Sternschuss, Urogynecology; Dr. Katelyn Longanbach, Womens Health Physical Therapy; Dr. Breanna Pond, Obstetrics and Gynecology

11/7/2019: Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

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

2019-20 Ask the Lawyers Schedule:

9/19/2019: General Law
Guests: Dick Graybill of Ishpeming, Tim Quinnell of Marquette, Tony Ruiz of Marquette

10/17/2019: Elder Law
Guests: Ryan Long of Hurley, Jacob Spear of Republic, James Steward of Ishpeming
Host: Paul Sturgul

11/14/2019: General Law
Guests: Richard Greybill of Marquette, Jacob Spear of Republic
Host: Elizabeth Peterson

12/19/2019

1/16/2020

2/20/2020

4/16/2020

2019-20 Ask the DNR Schedule:

10/3/2019: Bird Hunting, Youth Hunt, Pre-Deer Season, Fall Fishing
Guests: Wildlife biologist Kristie Sitar of Newberry, fisheries biologist John Bauman of Escanaba, conservation officer Jennifer Hanson of Gogebic County, and U.P. trails coordinator Ron Yesney of Marquette; Host: Walt Lindala

10/31/2019: Deer Season, Bear Season
Guests: Wildlife biologist Karen Sexton of Escanaba, Conservation Officer Mike Evink of Manistique, Fisheries biologist Darren Kramer of Escanaba, Deputy Public Information Officer John Pepin of Marquette

12/5/2019: Snowmobiling, Post-Deer Season, Ice Fishing

4/9/2019: Fishing Season, Wildfire Prevention

5/14/2019: Water Sports, Camping and Recreation

2020 Ask the Experts Schedule:

1/30/2020: Financial Planners

2/6/2020: Dentists

3/19/2019: CPAs

4/2/2020: Realtors

4/30/2020: Financial Planners