Media Meet

Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and Monday at 3:30 p.m.

Hosted by Bill Hart, this weekly public affairs program delves into the issues that are important to the people of the Upper Great Lakes Region. During the half-hour program, local media representatives, community leaders and special guests of regional, national and international prominence engage in intelligent discussion and candid debate regarding topics of local interest.

Media Meet Schedule       

February 3 & 4  - Year in Review 2018 - A panel   of area journalists looks back on the year’s key news stories.  (repeat)

February 10 & 11 - 'Great Lakes One Watershed Partnership' - A look at a multi-year, basin-wide initiative assisted by shoreline community foundations to advance a new era of water management to benefit people and businesses.  The 'Marquette County Community Foundation' is the fiduciary for the Lake Superior Team.  We'll talk about the initiative, perceived benefits and the method of advancing it. (repeat)

Febraury 17 & 18  - Michigan Teacher Shortages  -  A program on the current and projected statewide shortage of public school teachers and substitute teachers—  it's causes, consequences and challenges for school districts and communities in the Upper Peninsula. 

February 24 & 25 - PFAS  -  A discussion of the evolving discovery, research, risks and clean-up of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).  Thirty-five Michigan contamination sites had been identified by the end of 2018, including two in the Upper Peninsula.

Airs Sundays at 7:30 am et Repeats Mondays at 3:30 pm et

Program topics are subject to change in order to cover timely news and events. Media Meet podcasts available at WNMUFM.ORG                  

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A look at a multi-year, basin-wide initiative assisted by shoreline community foundations to advance a new era of water management to benefit people and businesses.  The 'Marquette County Community Foundation' is the fiduciary for the Lake Superior Team.  We'll talk about the initiative, perceived benefits and the method of advancing it. 

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  A look at a statewide grant funded health initiative to connect older LGBT adults to local resources and peer support.  Topics will include Upper Peninsula issues and concerns--  along with medical, legal and social implications.

Year in Review 2018

Jan 17, 2019
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A panel of area journalists looks back on the year’s key news stories.

Food security has been a theme of big government programs and world summits, but its also become one of the grassroots issues of our time. We discuss how it applies to local communities with Salvation Army Captain Doug Winters, Retired NMU Nutrition Professor Mohey Mowafy and NMU Food Recovery Network President Joe Dodd.

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A discussion on the latest trends and initiatives in higher education with Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson, and Steve VandenAvond, NMU Vice President for Extended Learning and Community Engagement. Guest host Walt Lindala.

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Candidates running for Michigan's 110th House District Representative, Ken Summers (D) and Gregory Markkanen (R), answer questions about issues of interest to voters. Today's program hosted by Walt Lindala

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Candidates running for Michigan's 38th District Senate seat, Scott Dianda (D) and Ed McBroom (R), answer questions about issues of interest to voters.  The guest moderator is Walt Lindala.

Part 1 - Scott Dianda

Part 2 - Ed McBroom

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Sara Cambensy (D) and Melody Wagner (R) answer questions about issues of interest to voters.  Offices and Candidates to be announced. Guest moderator Walt Lindala. 

Part 1 - Melody Wagner

Part 2 - Sara Cambensy

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Discussion of a local November ballot proposal to recoup $224,000 in tax repeal funding losses that would restore important services.  The measure would appear on the ballot in five of the library’s service areas. 


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A program on Michigan’s leading cause of death among teens and young adults on the occasion of a Marquette County produced documentary film aimed at awareness, hope and prevention.


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