Looking Back in Newton’s History

From the files of the Newton Daily News

Published: Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 11:47 a.m. CDT

25 Years Ago This Week

Oct. 27 – Nov. 2, 1988

Woolworth (108 1st St. N.) advertised rainbow wigs for $2.97… The Maytag Co. acquired the Chicago Pacific Co., maker of Hoover vacuum cleaners… A new store, $6 and $8 Fashions, opened in the Newton Mall… On Halloween, Burger King gave free hamburgers to “ghosts & goblins under age 12” when accompanied by an adult.

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For your Easter egg hunt, what do you prefer to hide for the kids to find?
Colored real eggs
Colored real eggs and candy
Plastic eggs with candy inside
Plastic eggs with other gifts inside
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