Members of the Rhinelander Fire Department Local #1028 will be hitting the street later this week to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association through the Fill the Boot Campaign. Money that passers-by drop into their boots all goes to fund research and support patients in the Northeastern Wisconsin and U.P, says fundraising coordinator Heather Buchberger. “We do MDA clinics where clients can go see their pulmonologist, physical therapist, and everything for no cost to them," says Buchburger.

The annual Fall Ride is underway in Tomahawk, an effort to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association led by one of it's top contributors, Harley Davidson Motorcycles, with a plant in Tomahawk.

40,000 visitors are expected and the sound of motorcycles across the Northwoods will be heard most of the weekend.

Director Tamra Anderson from the Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce says while all the visitors bring a surge to the local businesses, there is a reason for the ride...