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Brian Suter and his father, John, protest with other firefighters Feb. 25 inside the Wisconsin Capitol. Brian Suter said being in the Capitol was "empowering."

Red Wing firefighter joins protests in Madison

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Brian Suter says he's never really thought of himself as a political person. But the Red Wing firefighter and paramedic has firmly planted himself on one side of a very political issue.


This weekend, Suter will make his second trip to Madison, Wis., to join people protesting Gov. Scott Walker's bill limiting public unions' collective bargaining rights.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.