COVID-19 Claims it’s First Death in Lincoln County

A Lincoln County resident has died from complications stemming from the COVID-19 virus. Shannon Vanderhieden with the West Central District Health Department said the man died late in the afternoon of March 30th, 2020. Vanderheiden says the man did suffer from underlying health condidtions. Officials can not yet pinpoint how the man originally became ill. The West Central District Health Department says they do not have enough information at this time to call it community spread and their investigation into this case will continue.