Fargo's Fort Noks closed temporarily due to suspected COVID-19 contact

Fort Noks Bar of Gold in downtown Fargo is seen in this April 2018 file photo. David Samson / The Forum

FARGO - Fort Noks Bar of Gold in downtown Fargo has temporarily closed due to a suspected contact with the coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19.

The announcement was made on Tuesday night, June 30, on the bar’s Twitter and Facebook feeds.

“Due to a suspected contact with Covid-19, Fort Noks management has chosen to temporarily close our doors. This is for the safety of not only our staff and families but our customers as well. We apologize for any inconvenience,” the notices said. “Please keep an eye on our social media for any updates. Thank you for your understanding and we hope to see you all soon.”


Forum has reached out for further comment from the bar’s management..
The bar opened in September 2005 on the first floor of the old Fargo National Bank at 52 Broadway.

Helmut Schmidt is a reporter for The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead's business news team. Readers can reach him by email at, or by calling (701) 241-5583.
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