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Associated Press, Published November 21 2013

Williston recreation center nearing completion

WILLISTON, N.D. — Officials say construction on Williston's $70 million recreation center is nearing completion.

The Williston Herald reports the center in the heart of North Dakota's booming oil patch is slated to open in about four months.

Officials say the 234,000-square-foot facility on the campus of Williston State College will be the biggest in North Dakota and among the largest in the nation. The center so large a Walmart Supercenter could fit inside.

The center will include a water park and an Olympic-size swimming pool, four basketball courts, four tennis courts, a 200-meter running track, a golf simulator and other features.