Michele Mackey, Sigrid Peterson, and Jessica Topp. Vital Signs: Measuring the Vitality of the South Wood County Area. COWS, 2012.
COWS developed Vital Signs, a regional economic review for the Incourage Community Foundation. This economic analysis summarizes the most recent data to help focus discussions and decision-making on economic opportunity in the South Wood County Area. From schools to employers, wages to social supports, and employment to homelessness, COWS offers data that builds a picture of where South Wood County is, and where it needs to improve.