Top 10: Most-read stories of week

An article about the possibility of multiple black bears roaming Dubuque County was the most-read story of the past week on

The 10 most-read stories on the TH website from May 27 to Sunday:

1.) Multiple black bears currently active in Dubuque County

2.) John Deere to shift some production from Dubuque to Mexico in 2026

3.) Biz Buzz: New owners scoop up ice cream shop; Platteville home decor business opens; new look for Galena coffee shop

4.) Developer plans new apartments, retail in Dubuque’s Millwork District

5.) ‘You’ll see them everywhere’: Dyersville manufacturer’s products found around the world

6.) ‘I’m just enjoying every day’: Local producer keeps century farm going

7.) Police: Officers seize over 300 fentanyl pills from Dubuque home

8.) Dubuque council OKs application for grant to purchase mobile home parks

9.) Landline outage affects local law enforcement, hospitals

10.) Iowa auditor: Ethics board made ‘no attempt’ to collect fines and can’t force payment