The Daily Mining Gazette to the Editoren-usSat, 30 Apr 2016 14:31:06 EDTSat, 30 Apr 2016 14:31:06 EDT watchers - In 20 years with the National Weather Service, Matt Zika hasn't worked in a more challenging place to forecast than the Upper Peninsula, thanks to the terrain and Lake Superior.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTGreed before compassion the editor: Public beware: company slogans are often just meaningless words. The Aspirus organization says "Passion for excellence compassion for people." This is not my experience.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTWorkmen's Compensation for the Injured the Houghton County Mine Inspector's Reports dutifully listed numbers of accidents of men killed in mines, they seldom mentioned injuries of those men who survive.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTPersecuted in this community the editor: On April 18 at approximately 3 p.m., my mother went through what I was horrified would happen to this community some day. She was verbally (and very nearly physically) assaulted because of her religion.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTOne father, one son, one spirit the editor: Hatred, cruelty and violence define terrorism but not true religion. Beliefs are important but so are kindness and compassion: "Religion that is pure and undefiled before God is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT