Here are the most-viewed stories each month of 2011 at www.news-gazette.com: 
January: A story about the founder of Jimmy John's contemplating leaving the state .
February: The month kicked off with a story about thousands without power  after a winter storm.
March: Buildings housing well-known businesses in the heart of campus were damaged in a fire .
April: Clint Atkins, an influential real estate developer of long standing, died at the age of 65 .
May: On a Sunday afternoon, gunshots were fired  at Champaign's Market Place Mall.
June: Lack of business forced the closing of Buttitta's restaurant  in Champaign.
July: A Champaign couple and their daughter died when their plane crashed near Rantoul .
August: A busing mistake meant a 5-year-old was left at home alone for hours  after his first day at school.
September: A driver called police to report seeing a body along a road northwest of Champaign .
October: The former owner of Nature's Table was found dead in Urbana .
November: Family members say a girl who apparently committed suicide in Vermilion County had been teased and taunted .
December: A University of Illinois professor was badly injured in an attack at the Illinois Terminal .