Charles Dharapak, Associated Press

With loads and loads of information on the web, there are a lot of stories each month that you, our readers, may have missed. The following is a list of eleven of our biggest stories for the month of April ranked according to the number of reader views. This is a feature that we could continue each month if considered worthwhile. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

11 Tornadoes in the South
Charles Dharapak, Associated Press

Because the fierce tornadoes ripped across the east late into the month, this story didn't get the pageviews that many of the others did.

See the complete story here. Make sure to check out the related links for additional coverage.

See 10 of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history here.

10 The Royal Wedding
Martin Meissner, Associated Press

With a smile that lit up TV screens around the world, Kate Middleton married Prince William in a union that promised to revitalize the British monarchy. A million people roared their approval as the royal couple then paraded through London in an open carriage.

Even knowing that an immense television audience was tuning in to watch, the couple managed, at times, to appear in their own private world Friday, both at Westminster Abbey and on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

William whispered to Kate, who radiated contentment and joy, as they pledged their lives to one another at the church with the simple words "I will."

See the complete story here.

9 RSL misses international club world cup by one goal
Brian Nicholson, Deseret News

Real Salt Lake's bid for continental glory came to an end Wednesday, April 28.

Despite a dream scenario of only needing a draw at home — and with it a rare opportunity to win a trophy at home — the task proved to be too much to ask against a very good Monterrey team.

The Rayados scored late in the first half, and then survived a Real Salt Lake onslaught in the second half to hold on for the 1-0 victory in front of a passionate home crowd of 20,378 in the CONCACAF Champions League finale

See the complete story here.

8 Utah County doctor killed wife with deadly combination of drugs, new warrant states
Macneill Family Photo

Utah County investigators believe a prominent Pleasant Grove doctor and attorney killed his wife by administering a deadly combination of drugs days after she had surgery, a new search warrant states.

The warrant, filed in 4th District Court earlier this month, reveals new information surrounding the death of Michele MacNeill and how investigators believe her husband, Martin MacNeill, had the "opportunity, the motive, the psychological disposition and the capability of killing his wife."

See the complete story here.

7 Rulon Gardner walks away from 'Biggest Loser' citing personal reasons, eyes return to comp
NBC Universal, Inc.

Rulon Gardner has left the ranch and is considering a return to competitive wrestling.

In a move that has many scratching their heads, the Olympic gold medalist decided to leave NBC’s “The Biggest Loser: Couples” for personal reasons at the end of Tuesday’s episode. Many thought he had a good chance to win the competition.

See the complete story here.

6 LDS General Conference
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

One of the biggest April stories was about the New LDS Seventies sustained. You can see a complete list of our coverage of the 181st Annual LDS General Conference here.

There have also been a host of other big LDS stories in the past six months. You can see that list here.

5 More Jimmer
Doug Martin

If we hadn't heard enough of Jimmer in NCAA playoffs and the months prior, April featured a few more big stories. Site traffic reports show that people are still interested in Jimmer. See the stories below.

Jimmer Fredette takes first step into business world with poster.

Should the Utah Jazz really draft Jimmer Fredette?

4 Ancient metal plates found in Middle East
Joseph Bentley

A discovery in the Middle East of more than 20 ancient lead plate "books" — each with five to 15 pages — is being hailed by some as one of the most important religious discoveries of the past. Others are calling it ridiculous.

See the complete story here.

3 Top Sports Lists
Deseret News Archives

There were quite a few sports lists that went big this month. Here are a few of them:

15 Top Athletes Who Never Won The Big One

Top 10 greatest upsets in sports history

10 extraordinary homegrown athletes and coaches

10 MORE extraordinary homegrown athletes

2 What famous people have said about Mormons
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Has any religious community been the subject of more curiosity, controversy or misunderstanding than the Latter-day Saints? From the time pioneers settled the Salt Lake valley, Mormon culture has drawn the public eye and colored the public record — for better or for worse. Below are statements on Mormons from prominent people in history as well as modern times.

See the complete story here.

1 Why Fox fired Glenn Beck
Jennifer Ackerman

You've heard that Fox News fired Glenn Beck , right? You heard that Fox couldn't manage him anymore. You read that network president Roger Ailes canned him to stem the rush of advertisers fleeing his program. You saw on the evening news that his program has been shedding viewers so fast Beck can hardly stop crying.

Those headlines and news leads have been repeated so often it’s safe to assume they’re all true. Even Beck’s kids must think their old man got a pink slip.

Except that he didn’t.

See the complete story here.