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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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