The light blue flag of the United Nations is flying over the City of Platteville for the 43rd year to recognize United Nations Month. Fifteen girls involved in Badgerland Scouts watched as police officers Devin Malott and Nate Auz raised the United Nations flag at the Municipal Building the morning of Oct. 1. Maggie Kleisath led the ceremony explaining the purpose of the United Nations. which is to provide a forum for peaceful solutions to world problems. The girls named the countries of the flags they held.