Top 10: Most-read stories of week

An article about legislative changes to Iowa’s criminal code and regulatory structure was the most-read story of the past week on

The 10 most-read stories on the website from April 29 to Sunday:

1.) Iowa Legislature creates new crimes, stiffer punishments during session

2.) Biz Buzz: Dubuque consignment shop expands; local landscaper grows footprint; Manchester wellness facility opens this week

3.) Police: Dubuque man dead after apparent suicide in East Dubuque

4.) Police: Pedestrian struck by vehicle, killed on Dubuque roadway

5.) Investigation, emails reveal details regarding missing $524K meant for Dyersville

6.) Love that Lasts: ‘Being right partner’ important part of Dubuque couple’s 54 years together

7.) Financial services company to acquire HTLF in $2 billion stock deal

8.) Police: ‘Numerous fights’ during large disturbance at Dubuque park

9.) Officials release cause of death for woman killed in Dubuque County homicide

10.) Victim’s friends, family take stand in Dubuque County murder trial