Top 10: Most-read stories of week

An article about a family’s plan to create a children’s area for the Dubuque arboretum was the most-read story of the past week on

Here are the 10 most-read stories on the website between Aug. 15 and Sunday:

1.) TH EXCLUSIVE: Family to construct, donate 19-acre children’s area to Dubuque arboretum

2.) IN TH FIRST: State police conducting investigation involving East Dubuque

3.) Love That Lasts: From tragedy, a love story as Dubuque couple heads toward 55 years together

4.) Commission denies Dubuque company’s request to demolish downtown building

5.) Dubuque man present at scene of fatal crash resentenced to prison after probation revoked

6.) Biz Buzz: New eatery eyes grocery store space; Elkader shop focuses on people, pets; salon opening in Peosta

7.) TH EXCLUSIVE: Company proposes large indoor sports facility at Dubuque Soccer Complex

8.) Authorities: Driver leads high-speed chase, blames being late to Field of Dreams game

9.) Police: Man sexually assaulted woman who had passed out in Dubuque

10.) Peosta pumpkin named biggest at Iowa State Fair