Community Information


The Community Information page is designed to provide basic useful information to current and prospective Hennepin residents in one central location. Please browse the categories below for community resources.


Cable

AT&T
AT&T (Spanish)

DIRECTV
(877) 798-6070
Spanish Packages

Mediacom Cable
(888) 847-6228

Churches

The United Methodist Church in Hennepin
421 E. Court St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7595

St. Patrick's Church
521 S. 10th St.
Hennepin, IL 61327-9325
(815) 925-7500

College Resources

OEDb - Open Education Database

Delivery (Food)

Alfano's Little Sicily
115 Saint Paul St.
Spring Valley, IL 61362
(815) 663-9081
(815) 664-5422

Hours: Monday - Sunday 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM


Fire Departments

Hennepin Volunteer Fire Department
201 E. High St.
Hennepin, IL 61327-9323
(815) 925-7225

Florists

De'vine Floral Designs
220 S. McCoy St.
Granville, IL 61326
(815) 339-2400

Toni's Flower & Gift Shoppe
202 S. McCoy St.
Granville, IL 61326
(815) 339-6611
(815) 339-2592

Valley Flowers and Gifts
130 E. Dakota St.
Spring Valley, IL 61362
(815) 664-5364

Owners: Chuck & Theresa Taliani
Hours: Monday - Saturday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 

Garbage

To sign up for new service or express concerns with current garbage and recycling service, please contact Illinois Valley Waste Services.

New recycling customers may call the Village Street and Maintenance Department at (815) 925-7446 to arrange for a new recycling container.

Illinois Valley Waste Services
P.O. Box 407
Princeton, IL 61356
(866) 875-2293

There are no garbage collections on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. The holiday and all days following the holiday for the rest of the week will be pushed back one day.

View our garbage contract (PDF).

Golf

Edgewood Park Golf Club & Pro Shop
3269 IL Highway 89
McNabb, IL 61335
(815) 882-2317
(815) 882-2318

Spring Creek Golf Course
286 Golf Course Rd.
Spring Valley, IL 61362
(815) 894-2137
Fax: (815) 894-2735

Hunter's Ridge Golf Course
12927 IL Highway 26
Princeton, IL 61356
(815) 879-6531

Hennepin Government

Hennepin Police Department
Hennepin does not operate a police department. Protection and services are provided by:

Putnam County Sheriff's Department
120 N. 4th St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7015

Hennepin Public Water District
Power Plant Rd.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7223

Hennepin Village Hall
627 E. High St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7138

Hennepin Village Street & Maintenance Department
407 N. 5th St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7446

Street & Maintenance Supervisor: Tim Rylko

Hennepin Park District & Indoor Swimming Pool
326 S. Milan St.
P.O. Box 259
Hennepin, IL 61327

(815) 925-7319
Fax: (815) 925-7310
hennepinparkdistrict@mchsi.com

Hennepin Township

Hennepin Township Road District
6235 IL Highway 26
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7058

Hennepin Township is a governmental body that provides roads and road maintenance for people in the rural area surrounding the village of Hennepin. The Township can and has provided relief for people that are having trouble paying heating bills or rent payments.

The current officers of the township are listed below. All positions are elected for four year terms.

  • Brian Biagi - Supervisor
  • Dan DeMattia - Clerk
  • Linda DeMattia - Trustee
  • Harold Hayward - Trustee
  • Joe Gensini - Trustee
  • John Biagi - Trustee
  • Linda DeMattia - Trustee
  • Ted Doucette - Highway Commissioner

The Township has meetings every month on the second Wednesday at 7:00 PM at the Hennepin Village Hall. One other meeting that takes place is the Annual Town Meeting which is open to any registered voter living in the Township. At this meeting the voters have control of the proceedings. The annual meeting is always held the second Tuesday of April at 6:00 PM. All meetings are open to the public.

Hospitals

Hennepin Medical Clinic (IVCH Medical Group)
220 E. High St.
Suite 101
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7032

St. Margaret's Hospital
600 E. 1st St.
Spring Valley, IL 61362
(815) 664-5311

Perry Memorial Hospital
530 Park Ave. E.
Princeton, IL 61356
(815) 875-2811

Illinois Valley Community Hospital
925 West St.
Peru, IL 61354
(815) 223-3300

Internet Providers

AT&T
AT&T (Spanish)

Frontier Communications

HughesNet Gen 5

InternetProviders

Mediacom Cable
(888) 847-6228

Rocket Communications

Libraries

Putnam County Public Library District
214 N. 4th St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7020

Putnam County Public Library District serves all residents within the borders of Putnam County. The library operates with a Headquarters site in Hennepin and branch sites in the villages of Granville, McNabb, Standard, Putnam, and Magnolia. The library is open 90 staggered hours each week to best serve the community. The collection is made up of multi-format materials to serve both young and old. All library sites offer public internet access, books on CD, entertainment DVD selections, and Blind and Physically handicapped services. The district library is a member of the Prairie Area Library System and the Prairie Cat online catalog. Patrons may access the catalog in all libraries or from their own homes. The library staff at all sites will assist patrons in searching the online catalog to secure selected materials not owned by the library district.

Newspapers

Putnam County Record
(815) 339-2321

Weekly newspaper/printing service, serving Putnam County since 1868.

For news, email: news@putnamcountyrecord.com
For advertising, email: advertising@putnamcountyrecord.com

Organizations

The residents of the Village of Hennepin have a very strong sense of community and volunteerism whether it be village government, emergency services, recreational and youth programs, charitable activities, community beautification and other volunteer activities.

In 1999 Hennepin was awarded a Governor's Hometown Award for volunteerism.

American Legion
(815) 339-6139
(815) 488-5596

Adjutant Dan DeMattia

Hennepin has an active American Legion. The charter name is Putnam County Seat Post 1044 American Legion, and the common name is Hennepin American Legion.

The commander at the present time is David Mallery. We are active on Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Poppy Day, and at funerals of veterans. The proceeds from Poppy Day go to the LaSalle Veterans Home for veteran's activities.

The organization meets the second Thursday of every month except January and February. The meeting time is 7:00 PM at the Hennepin United Methodist Church. Any veteran that meets the eligibility criteria is welcome to join.

The Daffodil Society
(815) 674-0806

The Daffodil Society is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to womens' healthcare for endometriosis. A variety of support, education and assistance is available.

Hennepin Business and Betterment Association
(815) 925-7592

President Bill Shafer or Secretary Jean Shafer: jwshafer@mchsi.com

The HBBA meets the second Monday of each month at 6:00 PM. Dinner is served with a presentation and meeting following. Guests and new members are welcome. The location rotates monthly. Please contact Jean Shafer to make a reservation.

Illinois Valley Radio Association
(815) 339-6139
(815) 488-5596

President Dan DeMattia

The Illinois Valley Radio Assocation is a group of amateur radio operators from the Illinois Valley. The common name is Ham Radio Operator. The members are interested in promoting amateur radio in the area and having fun. The club is always available in case of emergency. The club has a picnic in the summer and an after-Christmas dinner usually in January. We setup for an event called Field Day, always held the last full weekend in June. This event is to test our ability to operate from a location where there may be no electricity or other amenities.

We meet the last Tuesday of every even-numbered month at 7:00 PM at the Hennepin Village Hall.

Our club is open to anyone that is a licensed radio operator or anyone interested in becoming licensed. The club members will tutor anyone in learning about Ham Radio and setup or find a test location.

The current president is Dan DeMattia, vice president is Rich Grimsaw, and secretary/treasurer is Tom Chromzack.

Putnam County Historical Society
327 Old Highway 26
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7560

Putnam County history, agricultural heritage, geneology, and historic 1844 Pulsifer House. Closed mid-December through mid-March.

Parks

Hennepin offers ten different parks and recreational areas. Please visit the Recreation page for more details.

Pharmacies

Granville Drugs
314 S. McCoy St.
Granville, IL 61326-9333
(815) 339-2286

Phone

Mediacom
(888) 847-6228

Verizon
(888) 695-7208

Professional Sports

With Hennepin's central Illinois location, it is easy for sporting enthusiasts of all types to enjoy an outing to a game! Some local favorites:

Baseball, Major League: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals
Baseball, Minor League: Peoria Chiefs (PC Elementary students earn free passes with reading program!)
Football: Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, St. Louis Rams
Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues

Green River Lines
Taking a bus trip to a sporting event is a great way to enjoy the game and the drive!

Putnam County Government

Putnam County, Illinois

Putnam County Ambulance Service
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7411

Putnam County Circuit Clerk
120 N. 4th St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7016

Putnam County Clerk
120 N. 4th St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7129

Putnam County Health Department
220 E. High St.
Suite 102
Hennepin, IL 61327-9515
(815) 925-7326

Putnam County Probation Department
120 N. 4th St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7153

Putnam County Supervisor of Assessments
120 N. 4th St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7238

Putnam County Treasurer
120 N. 4th St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7226

State's Attorney
120 N. 4th St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7378 

Restaurants

Country Stop Restaurant
730 Old Highway 26
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7454

Ray's Place Restaurant
108 S. Front St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7111

Rolando's Supper Club
212 E. Vine St.
Hennepin, IL 61327-9540
(815) 925-7211

S.A.M.M.'s Bar & Grill
403 Old Highway 26
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-9247

Vic's Tap
W. High St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7011

Brewmaster's Supper Club
7973 Illinois 29
Putnam, IL 61560
(815) 437-2411

Scholarships and Grants

The Village of Hennepin, through funds from the Adam and Ida Deck Scholarship Fund, offers grants and scholarships to high school seniors of the Village of Hennepin and Hennepin Township.

For more details, visit the Hennepin Scholarships & Grants page.

Schools

Putnam County Community Unit School District #535
(815) 882-2800 (option 5 for District Office)

Putnam County Primary School (K-2)
Granville, IL 61326
(815) 882-2800 (option 1)

Putnam County Elementary School (3-5)
326 N. 5th St.
Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 882-2800 (option 2)

Putnam County Junior High School (6-8)
13183 N. 350th Ave.
McNabb, IL 61335
(815) 882-2800 (option 3)

Putnam County High School (9-12)
402 E. Silverspoon Ave.
Granville, IL 61326
(815) 882-2800 (option 4)

Security Systems

ADT Security

Senior Housing

The Village of Hennepin operates a six unit housing complex dedicated to providing quality affordable housing for Hennepin Senior Citizens.

Hazel Marie Boyle Homes
901 E. Dore Dr.
Hennepin, IL 61327

Contact HMB Homes Rent Manager Diana Brandstatter at (815) 925-7138 for information or to be put on the waiting list.

Shopping

Peru Mall
1607 36th St.
Peru, IL 61354
(815) 223-7600
Fax: (815) 223-7197

Northwoods Mall
2200 W. War Memorial Dr.
Peoria, IL 61613
(309) 688-0443

Shoppes at Grand Prairie
5201 W. War Memorial Dr.
Peoria, IL 61615
(309) 692-3672

Theaters

Apollo Theater
455 S. Main St.
Princeton, IL 61356
Recording: (815) 875-1707
Non-Recording: (815) 876-7808
contact@apolloprinceton.com

GKC Peru Mall Cinemas
Peru Mall
1607 36th St.
Peru, IL 61354
(815) 223-8194

Utilities

Just Energy
(855) 387-6071

Save on Energy
(888) 215-5727

Water Recreation

Nestled on the Illinois River at mile marker 207.3, Hennepin offers paved boat launch ramps, over 16 docking spots, ample parking for boats and trailers, and restroom and picnic facilities. Hennepin Landing offers easy access only a few steps away from all your needs: Hennepin Food Mart (and Hardware Store), Ray's Place Restaurant, Hennepin Marine, Riverfront Bait Store, Hennepin Boat Store and Hennepin Laundromat.

Hennepin is also home to the Dixon Waterfowl Refuge at Hennepin and Hopper Lakes.

Youth Sports

Through the Village of Hennepin's Adam and Ida Deck Educational and Recreational Program, all Hennepin youth wishing to participate in baseball, softball and t-ball are able to do so free of charge on a Hennepin team.

Hennepin Little League
(815) 925-7031
Paul Biagini

Princeton Youth Soccer League
P.O. Box 247
Princeton, IL 61356
princetonyouthsoccer@yahoo.com

Marshall County Junior Football League
1099 8th St.
Lacon, IL 61540
(309) 246-2842
Jodi Holler
 


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