Top 10: Most-read stories of week

An article about the drowning death of a University of Dubuque student-athlete was the most-read story of the past week on

Here are the 10 most-read stories on the website from May 29 to Sunday:

1.) Authorities: UD student-athlete drowns in central Iowa

2.) School officials: Hempstead staff member placed on leave after use of racial slur

3.) Police: Dubuque man charged with attempted murder in stabbing

4.) Authorities: Dubuque man bought $44K worth of hay with bad checks

5.) Police: 2 arrested after altercation, stabbing in Dubuque

6.) Authorities: Eastern Iowa man killed in dragster crash at Delaware County race track

7.) Authorities: Motorcyclist dies from injuries in Dubuque County crash

8.) Biz Buzz: Juice bar chain to open in Dubuque this week; Dubuque massage therapist celebrates 30 years; Dyersville coffee shop newly renovated

9.) Peosta development ready for businesses, apartment residents

10.) 500 participate in No Mow May in Dubuque, weather prompts some changed plans