John Kramer stands in the Fuller Cemetery near his home in West Creek Township. Kramer, who has been farming 300 acres in the area since the 1960s, saved the cemetery from possible conversion into a subdivision when he bought it two years ago in a commissioners' tax sale. It went on sale by …
Snow covers the grounds at the Fuller Cemetery at Sheffield and 169th avenues in West Creek Township. The cemetery dates back to the early 1880s.
GARY | Vacant homes and weed-ridden lots seem to outnumber houses people still live in on some residential streets in Gary.
VALPARAISO | The city took the first step toward acquiring the vacant former Natural Ovens dome Friday.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's tax delinquent properties generated more than $21.6 million in bids from real estate speculators during the 2013 Lake County Treasurer's tax sale.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County commissioners' summer tax sale ended Thursday with the public buying 491 real estate parcels.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County commissioners' summer tax sale generated $200,000 on its first day, county officials said.
CROWN POINT | About 9,000 delinquent Lake County taxpayers have nine weeks to mend their ways or face losing their property.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County commissioners' spring tax sale closed Thursday after raking in $3,046,500 during three days.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County commissioners' spring tax sale gleaned $1,285,800 in its first day.
CROWN POINT | Delinquent taxpayers beware.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners will hold tax sales this spring and summer and oppose any new legislation that would cut into the potential profits they could make.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County treasurer said Tuesday that the 2012 tax sale was a $17.8 million success.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Treasurer John Petalas said he is encouraged by public interest in his nontraditional tax sale at the halfway mark.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Treasurer Mike Bucko is taking advantage of a recent change in state law that he helped implement that allows property owners to set up a payment plan and avoid the upcoming tax sale.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners have put more than $649,000 in the public treasury from their version of a second-hand sale.
Offering forgiveness of tax penalties to collect property taxes from delinquent taxpayers is a great way to offer a single chance to make good before properties are subject to tax sales.
LOWELL | Tom Spencer didn't notice the address on the envelope when he signed for a piece of mail, but he did notice the contents said his home had been purchased at tax sale.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners want to bring the gavel down on deceptive bidders at their tax sales.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners received $1.2 million Wednesday from real estate speculators bidding on tax delinquent real estate.
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