Jerome “Bud” Kraehling came to the Twin Cities in 1946. In 1950 he began his career as a TV weatherman on WCCO (then WTCN). He came to St. Louis Park in 1953. His house at 8221 W. 34th Street (by Knollwood) backs on to Minnehaha Creek.

Bud Kraehling was a Charter Inductee into the 2001 Museum of Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

A more detailed biography can be found on the web site of the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting.