RACCOON

Raccoon Euthanized After Being Brought Into Bar Tests Negative for Rabies

MADDOCK, N.D. (KVRR/AP) — The raccoon that was brought into a bar in Maddock, North Dakota igniting a warning from the state health department, has tested negative for rabies. Authorities say 38-year-old Erin Christensen brought the animal into the bar on September 6 during happy hour to show to customers. That prompted the health department to issue a warning asking…

Woman Who Brought Raccoon Into Bar, Arrested For Lying To Officers

MADDOCK, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — A woman who brought a raccoon into a bar in Maddock, North Dakota last week has been arrested following an investigation. Benson County Sheriff’s Office took 38-year-old Erin Christensen into custody Wednesday after executing numerous search warrants in Maddock. Christensen is accused of giving false information to law enforcement, tampering with evidence and illegally having a…

Warning of possible rabies exposure after raccoon gets brought into Maddock bar

The raccoon was in the bar on Tuesday, September 6th

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — A raccoon was brought into a North Dakota bar and now Health and Human Services is warning people of a potential rabies exposure. The raccoon was brought into the Maddock Bar on Tuesday. HHS says if you were bitten or had contact with the animal’s saliva, you should talk to a health care provider. Amanda Bakken,…

Raccoon Climbing UBS Tower In St. Paul Stops Traffic And Goes Viral

A crowd gathered to watch it while others commented on Twitter

ST. PAUL, Minn. — It’s the social media event that stopped people from working in the Twin Cities. A stranded raccoon was generating a lot of social media interest as it scaled an office building in downtown St. Paul. Minnesota Public Radio branded the errant raccoon with the hashtag #mprraccoon . A crowd gathered to watch it while others commented…