What does our best reporting look like? From breaking news to inspirational locals to investigative pieces to solutions, our staff picks their best work of 2019.

As Bellville resident Cathy Hetsler watched her longtime employer, the General Motors Ontario plant die a slow, painful death in the months after management announced its impending closure on June 1, 2009, she and her coworkers clung to a simple motto: “Until we meet again.”

James Gorman, 94, announced intentions to step down as chairman for Gorman-Rupp Company's Board of Directors. He will not stand for re-election at the company’s 2019 annual meeting of shareholders scheduled in April, at which time his term will expire. Gorman has served as a director of the company since 1946 and as chairman since 1989.

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Plymouth coach Mark Genders brought the Guardian Cap to his team in the 2016-2017 season. The Guardian Cap is the leading soft shell helmet cover engineered for impact reduction. It brings a padded, soft-shell layer to the outside of the decades old hard-shell football helmet and reduces impact up to 33 percent, according to the company's website.


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