- Free agent linebacker Desmond Bishop has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Vikings, according to his agent, becoming the latest in a long line of former Green Bay Packers players to sign with their NFC North rival.
Terms were not immediately available.
The Packers released Bishop last Monday and he began a visit with the Vikings the next day. He also visited the Kansas City Chiefs before making a decision over the weekend.
He joins former Packer wide receiver Greg Jennings who signed with the Vikings earlier this off-season.
Bishop missed all of last season because of a torn hamstring muscle but, if healthy, could be one of the Vikings' three starting linebackers.
RHINELANDER - People in Rhinelander will be able to cast their November election ballots starting on Friday. It's the earliest people in Wisconsin have ever been able to vote.
The absentee ballots are stacked and ready for Friday at the Rhinelander City Clerk's office. To make the early voting process go as smoothly as possible, you will need to come prepared.
"When you come in make sure that you're registered. That is important. Make sure you're registered in the city if you're coming into us," said Clerk Valerie Foley.
Registering is easy; all you need is a photo ID and proof of residence. The registration form takes a couple of minutes, and then you will be able to fill out an election ballot.
"I think it is going to be a very busy day. I think people are pretty interested in the issues. And I think a lot of them would like to get and make sure they can vote if they're not certain they're going to make it to the polls in November or not," said Foley.
The clerk's office has already sent out about 200 ballots to people who have requested them.
Now, it is preparing for the early voter in-person rush.
If you are unsure whether you are registered to vote or where to go for early voting, the clerk's office suggests voters visit myvote.wi.gov for more information.
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