Rockford man faces charges on alleged abduction

by RANDY R. COTTON A preliminary hearing in the case of People vs. Andrew Chezlek took place Wednesday, Sept. 30 in the 63rd District Court of Rockford before Judge Steven Servaas. The 22-year-old Rockford resident was initially charged and arraigned on charges of kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment, criminal sexual conduct in the second degree and felony […]

Correction

  The Squire incorrectly identified students in last weeks paper. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Kent Humane Society announces new hours

Beginning the week of October 11, the Humane Society of Kent County (HSKC) will have new hours of operation for the public. The adjustment in hours is to better serve the animals and the public. HSKC will now be open an extra day each week—Monday. On Wednesdays, HSKC will be open until 4 p.m. For […]

Canine blood drive to benefit veterinary clinics

The West Michigan Academy of Small Animal Practitioners (WMASAP) is hosting a canine blood drive to benefit Animal Blood Resources International on Saturday, October 17. The blood drive will be hosted at Great Lakes Hospital for Animals, 6273-A West River Dr., Belmont, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Your canine’s donation will provide blood products […]

Sheriff’s Office practices civil disturbance response

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Members of the Sheriff’s Department Law Enforcement Division trained with the Mounted Unit (horses) in civil disturbance techniques on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at Johnson Park in Walker. The sheriff’s office has been actively training in a deployment strategy referred to as Mobile Field Force. The concept of Mobile Field Force was created in the spring […]