Northern Lakes Clinic: Methadone treatment to close in Bemidji
Following a March 3 decision by the Beltrami County Board to deny renewal of the host county contract, Northern Lakes Clinic will close Friday.
Dr. Lois Schlutter, a Twin Cities doctor who opened the Bemidji clinic in May 2007 to treat people addicted to opiates with a methadone maintenance program, said qualified buyers were interested in purchasing the clinic, but they needed a letter of need from the County Board.
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