North Dakota is an amazing place. Friendly people, and nearly zero for a crime rate.
Before this recent oil boom, their state motto was 'keep going, there's no work here!.'
Towns typically have population swings of something like 80%, comparing July to January. There's nothing between you and the North Pole but a few strands of barb-wire fence, and temps of -40 are common. To steal a line from "True Grit" .... if you want a decent burial, have the decency to die in the summer.