As 2011 comes to a close, we're taking a look back on the stories that really got people talking.
With so many interesting stories throughout the year, like the huge and storms, lots of great business stories and the , we decided the best way to put this particular list together was to compile the 10 stories that got the most readers—pure and simple. (We'll also be putting together a list of some of the funniest Elmhurst police blotter items, some of the best photos of 2011 and some of the best "good news" stories, so stay tuned.)
Not surprisingly, many of these stories were about crime. But readers also were interested in the District 205 teachers' contract, York Principal Diana Smith and Lady Gaga.
Without further ado, let's count them down, David Letterman-style:
10. Sept. 15:
9. Sept. 22:
8. Dec. 1:
7. Feb. 23:
6. Sept. 24:
5. Aug. 7:
4. Sept. 22:
2. Aug. 29:
And, the No. 1 story for 2011 is ...
We've thoroughly enjoyed bringing you these and many other stories and look forward to continuing that mission throughout 2012.
Happy New Year, Elmhurst!