Beltrami County declines to renew methadone clinic contract
Published 03/04/2009, Bemidji Pioneer
Beltrami County won’t renew a host county contract with Northern Lakes Clinic, a move sending 180 drug addicts to seek treatment elsewhere. But about 75 clinic patients and supporters who crammed into the County Board Room on Tuesday night didn’t like that decision, and spent nearly an hour unsuccessfully trying to change commissioners’ minds.Word count: 1301
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