- Multiple Sclerosis affects hundreds of thousands of people, but most people don't know much about it.
The mayor of rhinelander joined a special guest to make this disease better known in the Northwoods.
The mayor from Eagle River came to Rhinelander to sign a joint proclamation making this week Multiple Sclerosis week.
The national week for MS starts March 11 and goes through the 17th.
Mayor Jeff Hyslop wants the Rhinelander community to know more about this disease.
"There are people in the Northwoods who are suffering from ms at different degrees," said Hyslop.
"This will be an opportunity for the Northwoods to join in with this cause."
The Wisconsin chapter will have walk for multiple sclerosis here in Rhinelander on May 11th.
Story By: Shardaa Gray