A plea hearing has been set for an inmate at the New Lisbon Correctional Institution. Dale Knoll was in court on Wednesday, December 4, for an initial appearance before Judge John Roemer for charges of battery to an inmate. The pre-trial hearing has been set for February 18 and the plea hearing has been set for March 11. Knoll had gotten into a fight with another inmate, Nick Warthan, in September. The fight resulted with Knoll being transported to Mile Bluff Medical Center for treatment. Warthan received facial cuts. Warthan also has been charged with battery to an inmate.