Local Historic Site Could Boost Economy

Nicole Murphy Reporter 12:52 AM CDT, June 13, 2009 SHEFFIELD, Illinois – A 100-year-old historical site could be a source of new money for the Quad Cities. Friends of the Hennepin Canal envision boats being able to transport tourists up and down a 50 mile...

Canal Group Gets Award from IDNR

By Anonymous Star Courier Posted Jul 24, 2008 @ 08:05 PM Sheffield, Ill. — Friends of the Hennepin Canal is among four organizations to receive Volunteer of the Year awards from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR). The awards go each year to...